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When this classic book was first published in 1926, L.S. Vygotsky was well on his way to becoming one of the leading intellectuals in Russia. His study of the psychology of education led him to believe that the child should be the main figure in the educational process - and the efforts of the teacher should be directed toward organizing, not dictating, the child's development. "The educational process must be based on the student's individual activity ..." he states in Educational Psychology, "... and the art of education should involve nothing more than guiding and monitoring this activity." At a time when most education consisted of rote memorization and thwacks across the wrist with a ruler, these ideas were considered quite radical. Today's educators can find much that is of use in the pages of Educational Psychology. Vygotsky addresses many issues that are still relevant in the 1990s - abnormal social behavior, the nurturing of creativity and reasoning, problems with attention and memory - in a bold and opinionated fashion that is sure to delight educators as well as lovers of classical Russian writing. Psychologists will also find the book useful for its fascinating glimpses into the study of psychology in the early twentieth century.

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Genre: Medical
Author: L.S. Vygotsky
Publisher: CRC Press
Release: 1997-08-11
File: 416 Pages
ISBN-13: 1878205153

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Written to help readers understand and develop expertise in both teaching and learning, Educational Psychology focuses on the art and science necessary to become an expert teacher. Renowned scholars, Sternberg and Williams help readers capitalize on their strengths by integrating questions into the text that encourage analytical, creative, and practical thinking. This framework, based on Sternberg's triarchic theory of human intelligence, helps ensure that readers think deeply about what they are learning, rather than merely processing information at a superficial level. In addition, Educational Psychology also: Shows Readers How to Use Text Principles in the Classroom Expert Teacher Interviews illustrate the classroom application of chapter material. The Flexible Expert feature provides examples of solutions-analytical, creative, and practical-for daily challenges both students and teachers face in the classroom. Implications for Teaching illustrate the strategies expert teachers use in the classroom, using specific concepts of educational psychology. Encourages Reflective Thinking Thinking Questions-Thinking Analytically, Thinking Creatively, and Thinking Practically-appear throughout each chapter to encourage readers to think deeply about chapter concepts. Constructing Your Own Learning activities help readers understand constructivism by using the theory themselves to build upon what they have read in the text. Forum debates illustrate contested educational issues -such as homogenous versus heterogeneous grouping-and show that there are middle-ground positions between extreme views of the issues. Becoming an Expert: Questions and Problems, grouped by elementary, middle, and high school settings, invite readers to apply chapter concepts to the problems of classroom practice. Emphasizes Diversity, Helping Prepare Teachers for the Classrooms of Today and Tomorrow Guidelines for providing support for gifted students and students with disabilities are presented in Chapter 5: Individual Differences. The educational implications of socioeconomic, cultural, gender and linguistic diversity are discussed in detail in Chapter 6: Group Differences.

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Genre: Education
Author: Robert J. Sternberg
Publisher: Pearson College Division
Release: 2010
File: 615 Pages
ISBN-13: PSU:000066033295

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Genre: Educational psychology
Author: D. N. Tutoo
Publisher: Sterling Publishers Pvt. Ltd
Release: 1998
File: 616 Pages
ISBN-13: 812070813X

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This 'examination-oriented' and 'student-oriented' book is primarily designed to meet examination needs of the students of BEd, BT, LT and BA (Education). Its subject matter is authentic, has allencompassing coverage and is deeply insightful. The text has been supplemented with charts, diagrams, figures and tables to make the subject interesting and more comprehensible. Such a unique combination brings crystal clarity into the concepts and enables students to obtain maximum marks in the examination. With a view to provide a comprehensive overview of educational psychology, readers are introduced to the lives and works of some fifty great educational psychologists. This enables the students to unlock the doors of a treasure house of information, knowledge and wisdom enshrined in the thought and practices propounded by these masterminds. The third edition adds some new thoughts and approaches. NEW IN THE THIRD EDITION • Education of children with special needs • Inclusive education • Counselling • Albert Bandura's theory of social learning • Principles of growth and development • Detailed discussion on Erickson's theory of 8-stages of development of a child • Factors that affect learning • Augmented question bank at the end of chapters that includes objective-type questions, like MCQs and Fill in the blanks • Improved readability

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Genre: Education
Author: J.C. Aggarwal
Publisher: Vikas Publishing House
Release: 2002
File: 596 Pages
ISBN-13: 9789325976146

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Genre: Educational psychology
Author: Bangalore Kuppuswamy
Publisher: Sterling Publishers Pvt. Ltd
Release: 1964
File: 511 Pages
ISBN-13: 8120705653

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The third edition of the Handbook of Educational Psychology is sponsored by Division 15 of the American Psychological Association. In this volume, thirty chapters address new developments in theory and research methods while honoring the legacy of the field’s past. A diverse group of recognized scholars within and outside the U.S. provide integrative reviews and critical syntheses of developments in the substantive areas of psychological inquiry in education, functional processes for learning, learner readiness and development, building knowledge and subject matter expertise, and the learning and task environment. New chapters in this edition cover topics such as learning sciences research, latent variable models, data analytics, neuropsychology, relations between emotion, motivation, and volition (EMOVO), scientific literacy, sociocultural perspectives on learning, dialogic instruction, and networked learning. Expanded treatment has been given to relevant individual differences, underlying processes, and new research on subject matter acquisition. The Handbook of Educational Psychology, Third Edition, provides an indispensable reference volume for scholars in education and the learning sciences, broadly conceived, as well as for teacher educators, practicing teachers, policy makers and the academic libraries serving these audiences. It is also appropriate for graduate level courses in educational psychology, human learning and motivation, the learning sciences, and psychological research methods in education and psychology.

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Genre: Education
Author: Lyn Corno
Publisher: Routledge
Release: 2015-07-06
File: 482 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781317420552

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Publisher: Rex Bookstore, Inc.
Release: 1998
File: 357 Pages
ISBN-13: 9712324648

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Genre: Educational psychology
Author: Y.k.singh
Publisher: APH Publishing
Release: 2009
File: 346 Pages
ISBN-13: 8131302539

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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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Genre: Psychology
Author: S. B. KAKKAR
Publisher: PHI Learning Pvt. Ltd.
Release: 1993-01-01
File: 196 Pages
ISBN-13: 8120308107

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Genre: Educational psychology
Author: David Paul Ausubel
Publisher: CNIB, [197-]
Release: 1978
File: 733 Pages
ISBN-13: UOM:39015005430213

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