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The psychology of education

Donald H. Clark

The psychology of education

current issues and research in education

by Donald H. Clark

  • 322 Want to read
  • 39 Currently reading

Published by Free Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Educational psychology,
  • Educational innovations

  • Edition Notes

    StatementDonald H. Clark compiler and editor.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination274 p.
    Number of Pages274
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23850102M

    Cadwallader, ed. The textbook is not insensitive or offensive in any way. It was unknown that everyday teaching and learning in which individuals had to think about individual differences, assessment, development, the nature of a subject being taught, problem solving, and transfer of learning was the beginning to the field of educational psychology. His studies paved the way for abandoning extremely mechanical and computational perspectives. A chapter on Learning Interactions and Social Worlds is new to this edition. If each child received assistance from an adult, one was able to perform at a nine-year-old level and one was able to perform at a twelve-year-old level.

    More recently, educational psychologist Benjamin Bloom developed an important taxonomy designed to categorize, and describe different educational objectives. To understand the characteristics of learners in childhoodadolescenceadulthoodand old ageeducational psychology develops and applies theories of human development. Is the use of Black English a sign of mental inferiority? Many regard philosopher Johann Herbart as the "father" of educational psychology. The reader will only need to reread to get a "gist" of the text to spark their memory. Perhaps Piaget's most enduring contribution is his insight that people actively construct their understanding through a self-regulatory process.

    Johnson, Mcgue and Iacono [14] investigated how factors that were present at age 11 influenced the change in grades to age 17 in pairs of twins. Many regard philosopher Johann Herbart as the "father" of educational psychology. The developmental perspective focuses on how children acquire new skills and knowledge as they develop. The chapters are organized into headings and subheadings. Despite being a little-known discipline in mainstream society, it has great potential. Research has found that mastery goals are associated with many positive outcomes such as persistence in the face of failure, preference for challenging tasks, creativity and intrinsic motivation.


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The psychology of education book

Cognitive[ edit ] Among current educational psychologists, the cognitive perspective is more widely held than the behavioral perspective, perhaps because it admits causally related mental constructs such as traitsbeliefsmemoriesmotivations and emotions.

Evans, V. The findings show that intelligence at 8 years old is directly related to intelligence in later life. Research has found that mastery goals are associated with many positive outcomes such as persistence in the face of failure, preference for challenging tasks, creativity and intrinsic motivation.

This is the reason why Piaget's theory of cognitive development was so influential for education, especially mathematics and science education. Early years[ edit ] Educational psychology is a fairly new and growing field of study.

In this sense, the ZPD provides a prospective view of cognitive development, as opposed to a retrospective view that characterizes development in terms of a child's independent capabilities.

Google Scholar: Look up in Google Scholar Abstract Written in an accessible and engaging style, this 2nd edition of "The Psychology of Education" addresses key concepts from psychology which relate to education. Martyn Long encourages teachers to evaluate alternative approaches involved in educational policies and to develop their own teaching methods and whole-school principles and procedures.

In he was appointed the Minister of Public Education. They gave intelligence tests to year olds whose birthdays fell just before or just after the dividing point. He believed in an active mind that was able to be educated through observation, problem solving and enquiry. A problem students run into while reading is called "activation.

Horlacher describes the most prominent example of this during The Enlightenment to be "improving agricultural production methods. There is also, however, a mediating effect of education between the two intelligence measures, showing how education can have a positive effect on intelligence.

As most of these people have passed on, it is unlikely major changes will need to be made. Cultural Relevance rating: 5 There is a section of the textbook that discusses cultural diversity and provides classroom examples based on different customs.

Five Common Mistakes in Children's Education Educational psychology studies the behavior and cognitive processes linked to educational settings. Gestalt theory contended that the task of psychology was to study human thought and behavior as a whole, rather than breaking it down into isolated instances of stimulus and response.

The stages are the sensorimotor stage from birth to 2 years old, the preoperational state from 2 years old to 7 years old, the concrete operational stage from 7 years old to 10 years old, and formal operational stage from 11 years old and up.

Twin Studies[ edit ] An effective way to understand the genetic and environmental influences in behaviour is to use a Twin study. In the table of contents, the headings and subheadings are clickable and linked to the appropriate section or subsection of the book, eliminating the need to endlessly scroll to find a certain page.

It will also be of use to postgraduates training to be educational psychologists.

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An intermediate inventive mind must make that application, by using its originality". In the late s, John Locke advanced the hypothesis that people learn primarily from external forces. In addition to basic abilities, the individual's personality traits are also important, with people higher in conscientiousness and hope attaining superior academic achievements, even after controlling for intelligence and past performance.

A chapter on Learning Interactions and Social Worlds is new to this edition.Feb 12,  · The Psychology of Education covers the range of contemporary psychological knowledge applied to education. Completely up-to-date and written in an engaging style, this book covers: *the nature of learning *techniques of assessment with an emphasis on /5(3).

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Unlike other exercise/sport psychology books on the market4/5(1). Written in an accessible and engaging style, this second edition of The Psychology of Education addresses key concepts from psychology which relate to education.

Throughout the text the author team emphasise an evidence-based approach, providing practical suggestions to improve learning outcomes, while fictional case studies are used in this new edition to provide students with a sense of what psychological. 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.