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Author: B Claude Mathis; John W Cotton; Lee Sechrest
Publisher: Burlington : Elsevier Science, 2013.
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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  Read more...
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Mathis, B. Claude.
Psychological Foundations of Education : Learning and Teaching.
Burlington : Elsevier Science, ©2013
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: B Claude Mathis; John W Cotton; Lee Sechrest
ISBN: 9781483258164 1483258165
OCLC Number: 895433952
Notes: Praise, Reproof, and Discipline.
Description: 1 online resource (797 pages)
Contents: Front Cover; Psychological Foundations of Education: Learning and Teaching; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; PREFACE; Chapter 1. Psychology and Education; A Modern View of the Moon Illusion ; Summary; Suggested Readings; References; Chapter 2. The Teacher and the Class; Summary; Suggested Readings; References; Chapter 3. Learning: The Acquisition of New Responses; Acquiring Information or Developing Habits?; Conditioning; Motivation and Learning; All-or-None Learning versus Gradual Learning; Discrimination Learning; Reinforcement; Latent Learning; Response Prompting; Stimulus Generalization. Transfer of TrainingSeveral Aspects of Verbal Learning; Thinking and Problem Solving; A Model of School Learning; Summary; Suggested Readings; References; Chapter 4. Learning and the Technology of Education; Summary; Suggested Readings; References; Chapter 5. Forgetting and Extinction: The Elimination of Behavior; Forgetting; Extinction; Summary; Appendix to Chapter 5; Suggested Readings; References; Chapter 6. Thinking and Concept Formation; Summary; Suggested Readings; References; Chapter 7. The Physical Basis of Behavior; The Physical Organization of Behavior; The Autonomie Nervous System. The Central Nervous System and BehaviorBrain Stimulation and Learning; Summary; Suggested Readings; References; Chapter 8. Education and the Atypical Child; Visual Problems; Auditory Problems; Speech Impairment; Motor Impairments and Special Health Problems; General Health Problems; Mental Retardation; Psychoneurological Learning Disability; The Emotionally Disturbed Child; Summary; Suggested Readings; References; Chapter 9. Normative and Biological Studies of Child Development; Behavioral Development during the First Year of Life; Children's Behavior One Year and Over. An Application of Gesell's Techniques to Classroom ProceduresTypical Growth Patterns; Psychological Consequences of Different Growth Rates; Muscular Development and Activity; Children's Sleep; Effects of Impoverishment of the Environment; A Modern Assessment of Readiness; A Summary of the Comparative Effects of Age and Experience; Suggested Readings; References; Chapter 10. Psychological Processes of Development; Development of Language Behavior; The Thought Processes of Children; Piaget's Theory of Cognitive Development in Children; Some Research on Piaget's Theory of Cognitive Development. Development of Emotional Responses in the YoungSex Differences; High School Interests and Activities; Summary; Suggested Readings; References; Chapter 11. Motivation and Learning Theory; Secondary Drives; Summary; Suggested Readings; References; Chapter 12. Motivation and Schooling; Relation between Affiliation Need and Academic Achievement; Use of Prestige as a Motive for Study; Intrinsic versus Extrinsic Motivation; Effectance-The Drive for Competence; Achievement Motivation in the Classroom; Level of Aspiration; Motivational Aspects of Knowledge of Results (Informative Feedback).

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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 educa.

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