ED PSYCH

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Cengage Learning, Jan 1, 2012 - Education - 432 pages
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Created through a student-tested, faculty-approved review process with over 200 students and faculty, ED PSYCH is an engaging and accessible solution to accommodate the diverse lifestyles of today's learners. ED PSYCH has the most applied approach to educational psychology--taking complex psychology theories and demonstrating how they apply to the everyday experiences of in-service teachers.
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Contents

Theories of Psychosocial and Cognitive Development
AgeLevel Characteristics
Understanding Student Differences
Addressing Cultural and Socioeconomic Diversity
Accommodating Student Variability
Behavioral Learning Theory Operant Conditioning
InformationProcessing Theory
Social Cognitive Theory
Classroom Management
Approaches to Instruction
Assessment of Classroom Learning
Understanding Standardized Assessment
Becoming a Better Teacher by Becoming a Reflective Teacher
References
Author Index
Subject Index

Constructivist Learning Theory Problem Solving and Transfer
Motivation
Chapter in Review
Copyright

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About the author (2012)

Jack Snowman is Professor Emeritus of Educational Psychology at Southern Illinois University. He earned his Ph.D. in educational psychology at Indiana University in 1975. His research is in the area of cognitive and learning strategies. His recent publications include "Learning Tactics and Strategies" in COGNITIVE CLASSROOM LEARNING (Academic Press, 1986) and "Explorations in Mnemonic Training" in IMAGERY AND RELATED MNEMONIC PROCESSING (Springer-Verlag, 1987).

Rick McCown is Professor in the School of Education at Duquesne University, PA. He earned his Ph.D. at Indiana University in 1980. He is active in the Educational Psychology community, including leading presentations at the American Educational Research Association conference. A colleague of Jack Snowman for 25 years, Dr. McCown shares Snowman's views about the role of educational psychology in teacher education. He is an accomplished writer, with published papers (one of which was co-authored with Snowman), journal articles, and book chapters.

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