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Education As the Cultivation of Intelligence

Author: Michael E Martinez
Publisher: Hoboken Taylor and Francis 2014
Series: Educational Psychology Series
Edition/Format:   Print book : Document   Computer File : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Martinez defines intelligence from a cognitive perspective as a repertoire of those skills, strategies, and knowledge structures that are most instrumental in human effectiveness. He posits that in today's complex, fast-paced, technologically dense, and information-rich society, intelligence is the supreme human resource. The current social context not only demands intelligence, but rewards it economically,  Read more...
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Material Type: Document
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Michael E Martinez
ISBN: 9780805832518 0805832513 9781410605221 1410605221
OCLC Number: 911177795
Description: 1 online resource (240 Seiten)
Contents: Contents: Preface. Part I: Introduction. The Age of Intelligence. Part II: What Is Intelligence? Psychometric Models. Information-Processing Models. Emergent Models. A Model of Learnable Intelligence. Part III: Can Intelligence Be Learned? Genetics and the Plasticity of Intelligence. The Race Question. Intelligence and Experience. Interventions That Enhance Intelligence. Part IV: Learnable Intelligence and Society. Cultivating Intelligence. Prospects for an Intelligent World.
Series Title: Educational Psychology Series

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Puts forward and backs up the following argument: intellectual abilities crucial to modern life correspond to the cognitive functions labelled "intelligence"; these intellectual abilities are  Read more...

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