A Work Book in Educational Psychology

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Prentice-Hall, 1933 - Educational psychology - 152 pages
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Contents

A Reading List to Parallel Work Book Topics
1
The Uses and Abuses of the Questionnaire Method
7
The Transmission of Acquired Characteristics
11
The Inheritance of Morality
13
Lefthandedness
15
Sex Differences in Mental Abilities and Interests
17
The Instinct Hypothesis
19
J 9 The Influence of Special Coaching upon Several Types of Performance
21
Study Habits
81
The Distribution of Practice Periods
83
Physical Condition and Mental Efficiency
85
42 The Influence of Temperature and Ventilation upon Learning
87
The Influence of Tobacco upon Learning
89
Diversity of Transfer
91
The Influence of HighSchool Subjects upon College Success
93
Uncritical Claims
95

Mental Age and Admission to the First Grade
23
The Success of YoungerthanAverage College and University Students
25
The Relation Between Maturation and Grade Placement of Pupils
27
A Case Study of Uneven Development
29
14 The Meanings of the Terms Employed in Describing Intelligence
31
The Distribution of Intelligence
33
The Uses of Intelligence Tests
35
The Relation of Intelligence to School Success
37
Should Elementary Pupils Be Told Their I Q s?
39
The Correlation of Abilities Within the Individual
41
The Correlation of Motor Abilities Within the Individual
43
The Permanence of Interests
45
22 Homogeneous Grouping
47
23 Variations in Student Loads
49
Education for the Individual of Low I Q
51
The Child of High I Q
53
Trial Promotions
55
Provisions for Individual Instruction and Progress
57
28 The Use of Praise Ridicule Sarcasm etc
59
Individual and Group Rivalry the Use of Prizes etc
61
Definite Knowledge of Success and Error
63
Appealing to Pupil Interest
65
32 Learning by Doing
67
Practicing Incorrect Responses as a Means of Eliminating
69
The Acquisition of a Motor Skill
71
Learning to Read
73
Reflective Thinking
75
Learning and Forgetting
77
38 Causes of Pupil Failure Facts versus Rationalizations
79
The Teaching of Morals versus the Learning of Morals
97
Scholarship versus Professional and Business Success
99
Scholarship versus Subsequent Financial Success
101
50 Are Examinations Worth Retaining? _ l_03
103
NewType Examinations
105
EssayType Examinations
107
The Improvement of NewType Examinations
109
The Distribution of School Marks
111
The Honor System of Conducting Examinations
113
56 The HighSchool Debate
115
HighSchool Athletics
117
The Less Tangible Objectives of Education
119
Appreciation of Literature
121
Developing Intellectual Independence in Pupils
123
61 A Childs Fear of a Fire Siren
125
The Uniestrained Child 127
127
OverStimulation of the Emotions
129
The Unduly Repressed Child
131
Guidance in the Formation of Desirable Compensations
133
66 Should Punishments for Pupil Offenses Be Standardized?
135
The Only Child
137
Diagnostic and Remedial Instruction
139
The Diagnosis of a NonReader l
141
Truancy l
143
The Effect of Absences upon Scholarship l
145
Miscellaneous Types
147
Bibliography
149
PAGI
150

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