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Case Studies: Applying Educational Psychology, 2nd edition

  • Jeanne Ellis Ormrod
  • Dinah McGuire

Published by Pearson (September 13th 2006) - Copyright © 2007

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Case Studies: Applying Educational Psychology

ISBN-13: 9780131980464

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Overview

The bully. The unmotivated student. Culture shock. Consequences. These are just four of the forty-eight cases in this powerful casebook, designed to provide readers with rich experiences and ample opportunity to understand educational psychology and its principles in action. Now in its second edition, this popular book contains classroom scenarios (based on true classroom experiences) that illustrate a wide variety of phenomena related to development, learning, motivation, diversity, and classroom practice. Accompanying each scenario are questions encouraging readers to look beneath the surface of classroom events and consider how various concepts and theoretical perspectives might enhance understanding and offer possible strategies and interventions. Ideal for discussion, debate or self-study, the book provides a realistic look at how educational psychology applies to today’s PreK-12 classrooms.

Table of contents

TABLE OF CONTENTS

 

Matrix of Cases

viii

 

Child and Adolescent Development

Case 1

(preschool)

The Bully

 

Case 2

(K—2)

Learning the Ropes

 

Case 3

(K—2)

The Paycheck

 

Case 4

(K—2)

The Goldfish

 

Case 5

(K—2)

Haley and Meredith

 

Case 6

(3—5)

Houses and Boats

 

Case 7

(3—5)

The Art Box

 

Case 8

(3—5)

The Emergency Telephone Call

 

Case 9

(6—8)

Friends

 

Case 10

(6—8)

Alabama

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