Psychology of Learning for Instruction, 3rd Edition
©2005 |Pearson | Available
Marcy P. Driscoll, Florida State University
©2005 |Pearson | Available
The Third Edition of this popular text continues its in-depth, practical coverage with a focus on learning and instruction that presents the latest psychological and educational models and research to the students of today's learning society.
Psychology of Learning for Instruction, Third Edition, focuses on the applications and implications of the learning theories. Using excellent examples ranging from primary school instruction to corporate training, this text combines the latest thinking and research to give students the opportunity to explore the individual theories as viewed by the experts. Students are encouraged to apply "reflective practice," which is designed to foster a critical and reflective mode of thinking when considering any particular approach to learning and instruction.
II. LEARNING AND BEHAVIOR.
III. LEARNING AND COGNITION.
IV. LEARNING AND DEVELOPMENT.
V. LEARNING AND BIOLOGY.
VI. LEARNING AND MOTIVATION.
VII. LEARNING AND INSTRUCTION.
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Marcy P. Driscoll is Dean Emerita of the College of Education at Florida State University, where she served as Dean from 2005 through June 2018. She was also the Leslie J. Briggs Professor of Educational Research and retired in December 2018 after a 37-year career at FSU. Dean Driscoll was co-principal investigator on projects that established at FSU the Florida Center for Research in Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics (FCR-STEM) and FSU-Teach, a program for preparing science and math teachers with deep content knowledge combined with deep pedagogical knowledge. Her early research included a focus on learning and instruction in technology-rich learning environments. More recently, Dean Driscoll has written about leadership in higher education and leading for learning in educational technology. In 2018, the Florida Educational Research Association awarded her the Russell B. Kropp Award in recognition of exemplary use by a policy maker or administrator of educational research and evaluation in educational decision making.
Dean Driscoll received an A.B. Magna Cum Laude in Psychology from Mount Holyoke College and an MS and PhD in Educational Psychology from the University of Massachusetts Amherst. She lives in Tallahassee, Florida, where she and her husband are enthusiasts of flying radio- control airplanes.
Kerry J. Burner is a faculty member at Florida State University where she serves in the Office of Distance Learning. For over 10 years, she has also taught graduate courses for the Instructional Systems and Learning Technologies program in FSU's College of Education. She has taught in higher education settings for over 20 years. After graduating in 2007, in an administrative capacity, Kerry helped to launch the FSU-Teach program. Prior to returning to FSU as faculty in 2013, Kerry taught and mentored doctoral students for fully online universities and did freelance instructional design. She has extensive instructional design experience in the academic and government sectors. Her research interests include teaching and learning in online environments with a focus on authentic engagement and learner agency.
Kerry received a BA in World and Comparative Literature with a minor in Mathematics from San Francisco State University. Her MA in Rhetoric and Composition is from the University of South Florida, and her PhD in Instructional Systems is from FSU. She lives in Tallahassee with her spouse, two children, and three cats.
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