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Psychology for the Classroom: the Social Context

Psychology for the Classroom: the Social Context

  • Author: Alan Pritchard,John Woollard
  • Publisher: Routledge
  • ISBN: 1136995722
  • Category: Education
  • Page: 120
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Psychology for the Classroom: Constructivism and Social Learning provides a lively introduction to the much debated topics of talk and group collaboration in classrooms, and the development of interactive approaches to teaching.

Psychology for the Classroom: Constructivism and Social Learning

Psychology for the Classroom: Constructivism and Social Learning

  • Author: Alan Pritchard,John Woollard
  • Publisher: Routledge
  • ISBN: 0203855175
  • Category: Education
  • Page: 120
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Psychology for the Classroom: Constructivism and Social Learning provides a lively introduction to the much debated topics of talk and group collaboration in classrooms, and the development of interactive approaches to teaching. The authors provide a background to research in constructivist and social learning theory, offering a broad and practical analysis which focuses on contemporary issues and strategies, including the use of e-learning and multimedia. Throughout the book theory is linked with its practical implications for everyday teaching and learning and chapters incorporate: the history of constructivist and social learning theory and key thinkers pedagogical implications practical strategies for the classroom constructivist theory and e-learning. Case studies and vignettes demonstrating best practice are used throughout the text, illustrating how monitored collaboration between learners can result in an effective learning environment where targets are met. Essential reading for practising teachers and students, this book is a valuable guide for those looking to provide effective teaching and learning within a constructivist framework.

Psychology of Education: Schools, teachers and parents

Psychology of Education: Schools, teachers and parents

  • Author: Peter K. Smith,Anthony D. Pellegrini
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • ISBN: 9780415193030
  • Category: Educational psychology
  • Page: 626
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The Social Psychology of Education

The Social Psychology of Education

Current Research and Theory

  • Author: Robert S. Feldman,Robert Stephen Feldman
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press
  • ISBN: 9780521396424
  • Category: Education
  • Page: 396
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This book examines the ways in which the theory and data of social psychology can be applied to teaching, learning, and other experiences in schools. Its focus ranges in level from the individual (e.g., student attitudes and attributions), to the teacher-student interaction, to the impact of society (e.g., racial and cultural influences on school performance). The editor and distinguished contributors have two major purposes. The first is to illustrate the scope and sophistication of the emerging field known as the social psychology of education. The second is to provide solid, informed suggestions to educators for the amelioration of current educational problems. To that end, each author explicitly discusses implications for educational practice.

English Language Teaching in Its Social Context

English Language Teaching in Its Social Context

A Reader

  • Author: Christopher Candlin,Neil Mercer
  • Publisher: Psychology Press
  • ISBN: 9780415241212
  • Category: Education
  • Page: 352
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English Language Teaching in its Social Context offers sociolinguistic, ethnographic, and social-psychological perspectives on TESOL teaching and learning and introduces the relevant literature on second language acquisition. Together with its companion volumes, it presents English language teaching in a variety of specific institutional, geographic and cultural contexts. The articles - a range of seminal and specially commissioned pieces - have been carefully chosen to present four major principles of English language teaching: * they focus on the roles played by teachers and learners * recognise the individuality of language learners * support teachers in the provision of active guidance for students' learning * examine both positive and negative patterns of interaction between learners and teachers. This Reader offers people unfamiliar with research in this field an overall impression of English language teaching issues while allowing the more experienced reader the opportunity to relate his or her own experiences to the theories presented.

The Social Psychology of the Classroom

The Social Psychology of the Classroom

  • Author: Elisha Babad
  • Publisher: Routledge
  • ISBN: 1135212678
  • Category: Education
  • Page: 280
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Teachers often find that their training has not provided them with sufficient knowledge and understanding about underlying social forces and processes in their classrooms. This new book addresses this gap by focusing on the social psychology of the classroom, providing the relevant social psychological knowledge and facilitating the application of that knowledge in the practice of the teacher in the classroom. Elisha Babad discusses "the state of the art" of classroom management theory, research and practice and explores a full range of teacher and classroom experiences (such as teachers' differential behavior in the classroom and its psychological price, students' roles and relationships, and distinguishing between "educating" students and "changing" students). This exceptional book will be of interest to students and scholars of educational studies and educational psychology as well as for teachers-in-training, experienced teachers, and "educators-at-large."

Psychology for the Classroom

Psychology for the Classroom

E-learning

  • Author: John Woollard
  • Publisher: N.A
  • ISBN: 9780415590938
  • Category: Education
  • Page: 135
  • View: 9918
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Psychology for the Classroom: E-learning provides a lively and accessible introduction to the the developing nature of technology-supported teaching and learning and the educational psychology associated with those developments. The author provides a broad, unbiased and practical analysis of e-learning theory and practice, with a particular focus on the developing theories and practice of cybergogy as well as an interpretation of conventional theories of behaviourism, cognitivism and constructivism in the...

The Sage Handbook of Methods in Social Psychology

The Sage Handbook of Methods in Social Psychology

  • Author: Carol Sansone,Carolyn C Morf,A. T. Panter
  • Publisher: SAGE Publications
  • ISBN: 1452261644
  • Category: Psychology
  • Page: 560
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The genius of social psychology as a field has been its ability to investigate the seemingly complicated behaviors that characterize humans as social creatures. The SAGE Handbook of Methods in Social Psychology simplifies this complexity by providing researchers and students with an overview of the rich history of methodological innovation in both basic and applied research within social psychology. This Handbook is a vital resource for behavioral scientists in the academic and research settings who are interested in learning about modern perspectives on classic and innovative methodological approaches in social psychology. Also recommended for undergraduate and graduate students enrolled in social psychology methods courses.

Psychology for health professionals

Psychology for health professionals

  • Author: Patricia Barkway
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
  • ISBN: 072958156X
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 376
  • View: 9813
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This fully updated second edition is written specifically for health science and nursing students in Australia and New Zealand. Authored by the highly regarded Patricia Barkway, with a diverse range of expert contributors, this Elsevier e-book interprets psychology for nurses, as well as for students of paramedicine, occupational therapy, physiotherapy, public health, pharmacy, psychology, social work and midwifery. Psychology for Health Professionals 2e e-book examines essential psychological theories, placing them within a social context. Acknowledging increasing awareness that behaviour is influenced as much by external factors as biological and psychological ones, the book’s first half outlines psychological, lifespan and social theories, then applies them to contemporary health issues in later chapters. A key focus of this leading psychology e-book is examining individual personality and psychological theory within the social context of people’s lives. New content includes current, evidence-based research, references and clinical examples relevant to interdisciplinary, contemporary healthcare practice. Issues of cultural safety and awareness have been strengthened throughout; there is a new section on chronic illness and a focus on recovery. This introductory psychology e-book does not assume its readers will have prior ‘psychology’ knowledge, yet it can easily be used well beyond first-year university. Critical thinking questions Classroom activities Research focus boxes providing examples of current research and evidence-based practice Interdisciplinary case studies throughout Further resources and web links to provide further reading and research and up-to-date information, data and statistics

Learning Relationships in the Classroom

Learning Relationships in the Classroom

  • Author: Dorothy Faulkner,Karen Littleton,Martin Woodhead
  • Publisher: Routledge
  • ISBN: 1136223304
  • Category: Education
  • Page: 330
  • View: 4360
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This reader explores the nature of interactions between children and their teachers in the classroom. It emphasises the importance of such relationships for children's learning and for educational practice. Part 1 looks at different cultural conceptions of the teacher-learner relationship, and how this relates to schooling, cognitive development and the aquisition of knowledge. Part 2 takes a closer look at the role of language and dialogue in interactions between adults and children in classrooms. Part 3 describes research by developmental psychologists on peer interaction and collaborative learning, and discusses how it has advanced our understanding of how children learn from each other. Part 4 considers the implications of classroom-based collaborative learning initiatives and the potential for creating 'communities of enquiry' which change how we think about knowledge acquisition.

Applying Psychology in the Classroom

Applying Psychology in the Classroom

  • Author: Jane Leadbetter
  • Publisher: Routledge
  • ISBN: 1134106211
  • Category: Education
  • Page: 100
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First Published in 1999. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

Teaching for Creativity in the Common Core Classroom

Teaching for Creativity in the Common Core Classroom

  • Author: Ronald A. Beghetto,James C. Kaufman,John Baer
  • Publisher: Teachers College Press
  • ISBN: 0807756156
  • Category: Education
  • Page: 144
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Creativity and the Common Core State Standards are both important to today's teachers. Yet, for many educators, nurturing students' creativity seems to conflict with ensuring that they learn specific skills and content. In this book, the authors outline ways to adapt existing lessons and mandated curricula to encourage the development of student creativity alongside more traditional academic skills. Based on cutting-edge psychological research on creativity, the text debunks common misconceptions about creativity and describes how learning environments can support both creativity and the Common Core, offers creative lessons and insights for teaching English language arts and mathematics, and includes assessments for creativity and Common Core learning. Featuring numerous classroom examples, this practical resource will empower teachers to think of the Common Core and creativity as encompassing complementary, rather than mutually exlusive goals. This book: shows how teaching skills mandated by the CCSS and teaching for creativity can reinforce one another; helps teachers better understand what creativity is, how to develop it, and how to assess it in meaningful ways; and provides classroom examples, ideas, and lesson plans from successful teachers across disciplines.

Psychological Foundations of Education

Psychological Foundations of Education

Learning and Teaching

  • Author: B. Claude Mathis,John W. Cotton,Lee Sechrest
  • Publisher: Academic Press
  • ISBN: 1483258165
  • Category: Education
  • Page: 796
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Psychological Foundations of Education presents some of the principles of psychology that are relevant to learning and teaching. It presents an alternative answer to the problem of the bifurcation of general and educational psychology in the curriculum of teacher preparation. While the solution is provisional and has obvious imperfections, it is offered in the hope that it may stimulate discussion of the problem and other solutions and/or explicit justifications for past practice. Key concepts discussed include teachers’ attitudes and behavior, different types of learning, technology in education, forgetting and extinction, child development, and intelligence measurements. Also covered are the assessment of educational achievement, the social psychology of the classroom, and education in urban schools. This text should have a variety of uses in classes where students are preparing for teaching. It was written specifically for those situations in which the prospective teacher is introduced to psychology through a one- or two-semester integrated sequence.

Cultural Perspectives on the Mathematics Classroom

Cultural Perspectives on the Mathematics Classroom

  • Author: Steve Lerman
  • Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
  • ISBN: 9401711992
  • Category: Education
  • Page: 215
  • View: 378
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Mathematics teaching and learning have been dominated by a concern for the intellectual readiness of the child, debates over rote learning versus understanding and, recently, mathematical processes and thinking. The gaze into today's mathematics classroom is firmly focused on the individual learner. Recently, however, studies of mathematics in social practices, including the market place and the home, have initiated a shift of focus. Culture has become identified as a key to understanding the basis on which the learner appropriates meaning. The chapters in this timely book attempt to engage with this shift of focus and offer original contributions to the debate about mathematics teaching and learning. They adopt theoretical perspectives while drawing on the classroom as both the source of investigation and the site of potential change and development. The book will be of fundamental interest to lecturers and researchers and to teachers concerned with the classroom as a cultural phenomenon.

The social context of teaching

The social context of teaching

  • Author: Gerald Cortis
  • Publisher: Open Books Publishing (UK)
  • ISBN: N.A
  • Category: Education
  • Page: 169
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Handbook of Research Methods in Social and Personality Psychology

Handbook of Research Methods in Social and Personality Psychology

  • Author: Harry T. Reis,Charles M. Judd
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press
  • ISBN: 1139867369
  • Category: Psychology
  • Page: N.A
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This indispensable sourcebook covers conceptual and practical issues in research design in the field of social and personality psychology. Key experts address specific methods and areas of research, contributing to a comprehensive overview of contemporary practice. This updated and expanded second edition offers current commentary on social and personality psychology, reflecting the rapid development of this dynamic area of research over the past decade. With the help of this up-to-date text, both seasoned and beginning social psychologists will be able to explore the various tools and methods available to them in their research as they craft experiments and imagine new methodological possibilities.

The Oxford Handbook of Culture and Psychology

The Oxford Handbook of Culture and Psychology

  • Author: Jaan Valsiner
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press
  • ISBN: 0199366225
  • Category: Psychology
  • Page: 1136
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The goal of cultural psychology is to explain the ways in which human cultural constructions -- for example, rituals, stereotypes, and meanings -- organize and direct human acting, feeling, and thinking in different social contexts. A rapidly growing, international field of scholarship, cultural psychology is ready for an interdisciplinary, primary resource. Linking psychology, anthropology, sociology, archaeology, and history, The Oxford Handbook of Culture and Psychology is the quintessential volume that unites the variable perspectives from these disciplines. Comprised of over fifty contributed chapters, this book provides a necessary, comprehensive overview of contemporary cultural psychology. Bridging psychological, sociological, and anthropological perspectives, one will find in this handbook: - A concise history of psychology that includes valuable resources for innovation in psychology in general and cultural psychology in particular - Interdisciplinary chapters including insights into cultural anthropology, cross-cultural psychology, culture and conceptions of the self, and semiotics and cultural connections - Close, conceptual links with contemporary biological sciences, especially developmental biology, and with other social sciences - A section detailing potential methodological innovations for cultural psychology By comparing cultures and the (often differing) human psychological functions occuring within them, The Oxford Handbook of Culture and Psychology is the ideal resource for making sense of complex and varied human phenomena.

Motivation and Experience in Foreign Language Learning

Motivation and Experience in Foreign Language Learning

  • Author: Yoshiyuki Nakata
  • Publisher: Peter Lang
  • ISBN: 9783039105342
  • Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Page: 316
  • View: 3543
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Until now, there has been relatively little research on the links between motivation and learning experiences within the domain of language learning. This volume attempts to fill that gap. It explores the developmental processes of intrinsic motivation and of autonomy in foreign language learning and investigates the links between learners' educational experiences and ways in which such learners develop certain types of motivation. The book draws on various sources in educational psychology and philosophy, including Dewey, Vygotsky, Bruner, Deci, Ryan, and Weiner. The book conceptualises language learning motivation and offers an overview of motivation research, both in educational psychology and in language learning. The author reports on research findings from studies of qualitative or interpretative and quantitative approaches, whose participants were EFL Japanese university students, and offers proposals for helping learners to motivate themselves.

The Social Psychology of Ethnic Identity

The Social Psychology of Ethnic Identity

  • Author: Maykel Verkuyten
  • Publisher: Psychology Press
  • ISBN: 1135422125
  • Category: Psychology
  • Page: 256
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In contrast to other disciplines, social psychology has been slow in responding to the questions posed by the issue of ethnicity. The Social Psychology of Ethnic Identity demonstrates the important contribution that psychology can make. The central aim of this book is to show, on the one hand, that social psychology can be used to develop a better understanding of ethnicity and, on the other hand, that increased attention to ethnicity can benefit social psychology, filling in theoretical and empirical gaps. Based on recent research, The Social Psychology of Ethnic Identity brings an original approach to subjects such as: * ethnic minority identity: place, space and time * hyphenated identities and hybridity * self-descriptions and the ethnic self. The combination of diverse approaches to this burgeoning field will be of interest to social psychologists as well as those interested in issues of identity, ethnicity and migration.

Classroom Interactions and Social Learning

Classroom Interactions and Social Learning

From Theory to Practice

  • Author: Kristiina Kumpulainen,David Wray
  • Publisher: Routledge
  • ISBN: 1134580614
  • Category: Education
  • Page: 184
  • View: 9914
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Today's classroom presents a wealth of opportunities for social interaction amongst pupils, leading to increased interest in teachers and researchers into the social nature of learning. While classroom interaction can be a valuable tool for learning, it does not necessarily lead to useful learning experiences. Through case studies, this book highlights the use of new analytical methodologies for studying the content and patterns of children's interactions and how these contribute to their construction of knowledge. Classroom Interaction and Social Learning will be of interest to students and in service teachers and researchers concerned with classroom discourse and learning.