"[This book] is solid in its topic coverage and deliveryÖ Readers will glean a multitude of new ideas from the theories and approaches presented in this book, ranging from cultural aspects of teaching to Sternberg's WICS model.
Author: Robert J. Sternberg, PhD
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
"[This book] is solid in its topic coverage and deliveryÖ Readers will glean a multitude of new ideas from the theories and approaches presented in this book, ranging from cultural aspects of teaching to Sternberg's WICS model." --Doody's This book serves as a comprehensive review of the current state-of-the-art in educational psychology and applied cognitive science. The chapter authors, who are all leading researchers in this field, provide reviews of contemporary discoveries related to educational research that are both novel and forward-thinking. The book contains the cutting edge literature on genetics and neuroscience, cognitive science and its relation to critical thinking, reading-related phonological processes, cultural considerations in education, and much more. The research methods and perspectives discussed range from education and psychology, to artificial intelligence and economics, thus offering a breadth of knowledge and insight on the field of educational research. The authors provide numerous tools and models for both routine and non-routine decision-making in educational settings. Both psychologists and researchers in the fields of cognitive, developmental, educational, and cultural psychology will want this book on their bookshelf.
Leading faculty members in educational psychology, who are expert classroom teachers, describe inherent difficulties encountered when teaching different subject matter in educational psychology to diverse populations of students, including ...
Author: M Cecil Smith
Leading faculty members in educational psychology, who are expert classroom teachers, describe inherent difficulties encountered when teaching different subject matter in educational psychology to diverse populations of students, including undergraduate teacher candidates, psychology and child development majors, and graduate students in education and psychology. Educational psychology addresses subject matter as diverse as child and adolescent development, motivation, learning theories, student assessment, teacher expertise, and research methods and statistics. Drawing from their years of classroom experience, as well as their expertise in designing and conducting educational research, the contributing authors report their successful instructional efforts and innovations designed to increase student learning and knowledge of the discipline.
Psychological theory and the design of innovative learning environments: On procedures, principles, and systems. In L. Schauble, & R. Glaser (Eds.), Innovations in learning: New environments for education (pp. 289–325).
Author: Heinz Mandl
Publisher: Oldenbourg Verlag
Empirische Bildungsforschung ist ein grundlegender Forschungsbereich, der sich mit den Voraussetzungen, Bedingungen, Prozessen und Ergebnissen von Bildung über die gesamte Lebensspanne hinweg innerhalb und ausserhalb von Bildungssituationen befasst. Vor dem aktuellen Hintergrund der PISA-Befunde und der bildungspolitischen Diskussion gewinnt dieses Forschungsfeld zunehmend an Brisanz. Das vorliegende Buch beschreibt den Stand der Empirischen Bildungsforschung in Deutschland unter Einbeziehung internationaler Entwicklungen (namentlich im Hinblick auf erfolgreiche Modelle in Grossbritannien und den Niederlanden) und zeigt die Möglichkeiten, wie diese Forschung gefördert werden sollte. Im Vordergrund stehen besonders die Nachwuchsförderung, unterstützende strukturelle Rahmenbedingungen an Hochschulen sowie die Ausrichtung von Forschungsprogrammen auf spezifische Themenstellungen der Empirischen Bildungsforschung.
Ausubel, D. P. (1968). Educational psychology: A cognitive view. New York: Holt, Rinehart & Winston. Bailley, P. D., & Garrett, J. (2002). Chemical education: Theory and practice. University Chemistry Education, 6, 39-57.
Author: Ingo Eilks
Publisher: Royal Society of Chemistry
Two recent initiatives from the EU, namely the Bologna Process and the Lisbon Agenda are likely to have a major influence on European Higher Education. It seems unlikely that traditional teaching approaches, which supported the elitist system of the past, will promote the mobility, widened participation and culture of 'life-long learning' that will provide the foundations for a future knowledge-based economy. There is therefore a clear need to seek new approaches to support the changes which will inevitably occur. The European Chemistry Thematic Network (ECTN) is a network of some 160 university chemistry departments from throughout the EU as well as a number of National Chemical Societies (including the RSC) which provides a discussion forum for all aspects of higher education in chemistry. This handbook is a result of one of their working groups, who identified and collated good practice with respect to innovative methods in Higher Level Chemistry Education. It provides a comprehensive overview of innovations in university chemistry teaching from a broad European perspective. The generation of this book through a European Network, with major national chemical societies and a large number of chemistry departments as members make the book unique. The wide variety of scholars who have contributed to the book, make it interesting and invaluable reading for both new and experienced chemistry lecturers throughout the EU and beyond. The book is aimed at chemistry education at universities and other higher level institutions and at all academic staff and anyone interested in the teaching of chemistry at the tertiary level. Although newly appointed teaching staff are a clear target for the book, the innovative aspects of the topics covered are likely to prove interesting to all committed chemistry lecturers.
It also includes the methodology and instrumentation of psychology—multivariate methods, statistical treatment and research strategies—and is widely related to statistics, educational psychology, and school and learning tests and ...
Author: Juan, Angel A.
Publisher: IGI Global
"This book offers insight into practical and methodological issues related to collaborative e-research and furthers readers understanding of current and future trends in online research and the types of technologies involved"--Provided by publisher.
This judgment also indicates that students' learning has moved beyond traditional learning territory in education. However, we contend that technological inventions and innovations and their applications in learning, life and work have ...
Author: Xudong Zhu
This edited book is on the theory and practice of teacher education from the most distinguished and experienced scholars in the field around the world. In this book, they explored the most urgent and significant issues in teacher education in this globalized time. The dealing of these issues can directly impact the quality of teacher education and education in general. How to improve the quality of teacher education is a global issue that many countries, no matter developed or developing, face. This book provides multiple perspectives to address the challenges and possibilities for improving teacher quality. A point needs to further highlight in this book is that the researchers pay more attention to the inner landscape of teachers, such as the issue of identity, sense of person, etc. In this book, the readers can learn the insights and multiple perspectives of the best scholars in teacher education.
Decision Sciences Journal of Innovative Education, 5(1), 1–20. doi:10.1111/j.1540-4609.2007.00125.x Hayes, D., Hill, J., ... Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 52(5), 1008–1018. doi:10.1037/002235126.96.36.1998 Hiltz, S. R., ...
Author: Nikos Karacapilidis
Publisher: IGI Global
"This book contributes to this search for better teaching methods by exploring the technical, social, cultural, organizational, human, cognitive, and commercial impact of technology in education"--Provided by publisher.
Educational Psychology Helps in Professional Growth, Changing Attitude and Innovative Thinking: Inside the classroom, educational psychology has enabled the teacher to achieve proper conditioning of pupils by achieving and directing ...
Author: Johntey Anthony
Publisher: Scientific e-Resources
Educational psychology is turn informs a wide range of specialties within educational studies, including instructional design, educational technology, curriculum development, organisational learning, special education and classroom management. Educational psychology is the branch of psychology concerned with the scientific study of human learning. The study of learning processes, from both cognitive and behavioral perspectives, allows researchers to understand individual differences in intelligence, cognitive development, affect, motivation, self-regulation, and self-concept, as well as their role in learning. The field of educational psychology relies heavily on quantitative methods, including testing and measurement, to enhance educational activities related to instructional design, classroom management, and assessment, which serve to facilitate learning processes in various educational settings across the lifespan. The field of educational psychology involves the study of memory, conceptual processes, and individual differences in conceptualizing new strategies for learning processes in humans. Educational psychology has been built upon theories of operant conditioning, functionalism, structuralism, constructivism, humanistic psychology, Gestalt psychology, and information processing. One of the most popular areas of psychology is educational psychology. Educational psychology could be defined in a lot of different ways, but the basic idea is that it's a field that studies and applies theories and concepts from all of psychology in educational settings. The book of Educational Psychology fills the gap for there is paucity of books on educational psychology. At the back of mind has been the belief that the science of educational psychology is necessary for students and teachers. Teacher is the torch-bearer of the face, only if he knows and accepts it.
Descriptors Educational History , Educational Innovation , * Educational Research , Evaluation , Policy Formation ... centered on educational and professional guidance , on educational psychology , and on experimental education .
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The unit is directed by a combination licensed psychologist—special education director whose formal training is in ... into the above special education situation at a time when grant monies were more available for innovative educational ...
Author: Cecil R. Reynolds
The past decade has brought important advances in our understanding of the brain, particularly its influence on the behavior, emotions, and personality of children and adolescents. In the tradition of its predecessors, the third edition of the Handbook of Clinical Child Neuropsychology enhances this understanding by emphasizing current best practice, up-to-date science, and emerging theoretical trends for a comprehensive review of the field. Along with the Handbook’s impressive coverage of normal development, pathology, and professional issues, brand-new chapters highlight critical topics in assessment, diagnostic, and treatment, including, The role and prevalence of brain dysfunction in ADHD, conduct disorder, the autistic spectrum, and other childhood disorders; The neuropsychology of learning disabilities; Assessment of Spanish-speaking children and youth; Using the PASS (planning, attention, simultaneous, successive) theory in neurological assessment; Forensic child neuropsychology; Interventions for pediatric coma. With singular range, timeliness, and clarity, the newly updated Handbook of Clinical Child Neuropsychology reflects and addresses the ongoing concerns of practitioners as diverse as neuropsychologists, neurologists, clinical psychologists, pediatricians, and physical and speech-language therapists.
Fads are common in every area of education. ... Educational innovations become fads partly because they are without a firm foundation in theories of learning, ... of Counseling and Educational Psychology, Reno, NV 89557 (E-mail: ...
Author: Michael Corry
Don’t start from scratch! Learn what works—and what doesn’t—in providing education to off-campus students! This unique compilation presents practical advice on how to set up distance learning programs that effectively serve the needs of students who don’t have access to the campus. The book examines issues surrounding development, implementation, teacher training, time management, and other important aspects of distance education. Distance Education: What Works Well brings you lessons garnered from real-life experiences at several institutions to help you explore the pros and cons of distance education—and what it takes to implement a distance program that really works. In the first half of Distance Education: What Works Well you’ll examine: the development of a digital high school—from the early stages through “rookie camp” experiences practical recommendations on how to design successful online high school programs what has worked well—and what has not—in terms of distance education in the rural K-12 environment the successful and not-so-successful aspects of an innovative distance education project that encourages collaboration between high schools and middle schools The second half of this informative book presents practical advice to help you set up distance learning programs that make the most of available technology. You’ll learn: how to train faculty to effectively use distance education techniques the importance of student-teacher and student-student interaction in a distance education setting—and how to build active online communities that keep students and faculty in touch the roles and functions of moderators in online education—and the skills they need to be effective six effective tactics designed to optimize online time how to decide whether distance education is the right choice for you
Journal of Educational and Psychological Measurement, 56(5), 809–820. doi:10.1177/0013164496056005007 Ericsson, K. A., Krampe, R. T., & Tesch-Romer, C. (1993). ... New developments in the diffusion of innovations.
Author: Erbe, Nancy D.
Publisher: IGI Global
Many contemporary skills and approaches have emerged as the result of researching and working with diverse global partnerships, teams, networks, companies, and projects. Due to the increasingly innovative global community, it is necessary adapt to these developments and aspire to those most important for their particular involvement. Approaches to Managing Organizational Diversity and Innovation presents a variety of practical tools, skills, and practices that demonstrate effective ways to positively impact the global community through effective management practice. Demonstrating different ways to manage diversity and innovation, this publication provides models and approaches capable of transforming societies, citizens, and professionals so they are better prepared to embrace diversity. This reference work is particularly useful to academicians, professionals, engineers, and students interested in understanding how globalization impacts their discipline or practice.
Both children and teachers could be rotated through these rooms in order to try out innovations before there is firm commitment to them. Thus, a few teaching machines or closed-circuit television projectors could be tried out without ...
Author: Edgar Stones
The papers in this volume relate to the nature and conditions of classroom learning, with particular emphasis on the cognitive aspects. They are concerned with the question of concept formation and stress the importance of the teacher’s function in ensuring that the child really has assimilated the ideas and not merely the words for the concepts. The role of language is fundamental to this theme, and the interaction of language, thinking and learning is dealt with in the first section of the book. This section also provides a context within which subsequent discussions of classroom learning problems can be viewed. Some problems concerning the elaboration of a general theory of teaching are then examined with particular reference to possible methods of bridging the gap between research and implementation.
They cannot settle for pop psychology. They should not settle for an exciting workshop. They need to check the research literature for themselves. What innovations are supported by research? What can they do to determine the impact of ...
Author: Gregory J. Cizek
The Handbook of Educational Policy provides a comprehensive overview of policy questions in education reform at local, state, and national levels. The book raises controversial questions, such as who really benefits from educational reform, and investigates issues of accountability, assessment, educational fads, technology in education, and other matters of educational policy. The book explores not only what education is, but what it can be and should be, providing a scholarly analysis of policy decisions as well as practical recommendations for parents, teachers, and policy-makers. Key Features * Provides informed discussion based on scholarly research * Contains practical recommendations for parents, educators, and policy-makers * Includes representation from local, state, and national levels * Considers comparisons of United States practices to reforms abroad * Addresses current issues and implications for the futures
Butler, R. (2007), “Teachers' achievement goal orientations and associations with teachers' help seeking: Examination of a novel approach to teacher motivation”,Journal of Educational Psychology, Vol. 99/2, p.
Publisher: OECD Publishing
Highly qualified and competent teachers are fundamental for equitable and effective education systems. Teachers today are facing higher and more complex expectations to help students reach their full potential and become valuable members of 21st century society. The nature and variety of these ...
Job pressure and ill-health in physical education teachers: The mediating role of psychological need thwarting. ... Journal of Educational Psychology, ... Teachers' motivation to participate in training and to implement innovations.
Author: Woon Chia Liu
This edited work presents a collection of papers on motivation research in education around the globe. Pursuing a uniquely international approach, it also features selected research studies conducted in Singapore under the auspices of the Motivation in Educational Research Lab, National Institute of Education, Singapore. A total of 15 chapters include some of the latest findings on theory and practical applications alike, prepared by internationally respected researchers in the field of motivation research in education. Each author provides his/her perspective and practical strategies on how to maximize motivation in the classroom. Individual chapters focus on theoretical and practical considerations, parental involvement, teachers’ motivation, ways to create a self-motivating classroom, use of ICT, and nurturing a passion for learning. The book will appeal to several different audiences: firstly, policymakers in education, school leaders and teachers will find it a valuable resource. Secondly, it offers a helpful guide for researchers and teacher educators in pre-service and postgraduate teacher education programmes. And thirdly, parents who want to help their children pursue lifelong learning will benefit from reading this book.