Education Reference Guide: The Elements of Educational Psychology, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1429835192
  • ISBN-13: 9781429835190
  • DDC: 370.15
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 106 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2014 | Published/Released August 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2014

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The Education Reference Guide series is designed to provide a solid foundation for the research of various educational topics. This volume offers an introduction to the elements of educational psychology, including an overview of some of the psychological theories and applications that have had the most impact on the field of education. The essays examine advancements in understanding complex cognitive mechanisms, such as critical thinking and motivation, and the ways in which educators have utilized this information to improve the academic experience for their students.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: Cognitive Neuroscience.
2: Humanism.
3: Personality Theories.
4: Psychological Testing.
5: Intelligence Scales.
6: Psycholinguistics.
7: Critical Thinking: An Academic Perspective.
8: Heuristics.
9: Social Cognition.
10: Transactional Models.
11: Conation.
12: Token Economy.
13: Self-Determination Theory.
14: Motivation.
15: Mathematics Anxiety.