Designed as an undergraduate textbook for students offering courses in Educational Psychology, this well-organized study gives a detailed description of key concepts such as learning, intelligence and personality and various contemporary theories governing these. The significance of educational and vocational guidance, particularly of exceptional children, is clearly and forcefully brought out. The text is well illustrated with diagrams to elucidate the concepts discussed.
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GROWTH AND DEVELOPMENT 1548
Development of Intelligence
Uses and Applications of Intelligence Tests
MEASUREMENT AND EVALUATION 120125
ELEMENTARY STATISTICS 126144
ORGANIZATION OF GUIDANCE SERVICES 156171
Author Index 185187
ability achievement activities adjustment adolescent adults aspects attitudes average become behaviour boys characteristics child class interval classroom Cognitive Psychology concept convergent thinking correlation counselling counsellor creative Crow cumulative frequency delinquent determined deviation educational implications Educational Psychology effective emotional environment evaluation experiences expression factors feelings follow-up frequency functions gene girls goals growth guidance services habits heredity home room human improvement individual individual's information processing intellectual intelligence tests interests interview introspection involves Klausmeier knowledge law of effect learner learning long-term memory maturity means measure memory mental method motives needs normal normal distribution objective observation organism ovum parents patterns personality physical Piaget principle problems programme pupils quartile relationship reliability response result scores short-term memory shows situation skill social stage stimulation superego tasks teacher teaching techniques theory thinking traits transfer of learning understanding vocational words
Page 2 - The two were congruent, but neither was subordinate. And so everywhere the teaching must agree with the psychology, but need not necessarily be the only kind of teaching that would so agree; for many diverse methods of teaching may equally well agree with psychological laws.