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Mehrotra, Chandra

Works: 25 works in 71 publications in 2 languages and 3,283 library holdings
Genres: Handbooks and manuals 
Roles: Author, Editor, Contributor
Classifications: BF77, 150.71
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Measuring up : educational assessment challenges and practices for psychology by Dana Dunn( Book )
10 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and German and held by 770 libraries worldwide
Aging and diversity : an active learning experience by Chandra Mehrotra( Book )
16 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 405 libraries worldwide
"Specific chapters address psychological aging, issues in health and sexuality, caregiving, work and retirement, religion and spirituality, and death and grieving. For ease of use, each chapter includes orienting questions, a narrative that includes an introduction and summary, vignettes, structured individual and group learning experiences, comprehension tests, quizzes, glossary, and an annotated bibliography of suggested readings. Aging and Diversity offers undergraduates and service providers tools that will enable them to understand diversity and its impact on the lives of older adults in the United States." "Aging and Diversity will be invaluable to both students and practitioners in the fields of gerontology, psychology and sociology of aging, counseling, adult learning, social work, family studies, and multicultural studies."--BOOK JACKET
Distance learning : principles for effective design, delivery, and evaluation by Chandra Mehrotra( Book )
11 editions published in 2001 in English and Undetermined and held by 401 libraries worldwide
What delivery methods are available to make education accessible to a wide variety of potential learners? What are their strengths and weaknesses? How can instructors create effective learning environments in distance courses? What support from administrators and staff is essential? What guidelines are used by accrediting agencies to assure program quality? This highly readable book by three experienced faculty members answers these questions and more. Both theoretical and practical, the book presents proven principles and research-based advice. Drawing upon their experience with a var
Teaching and aging ( Book )
6 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 346 libraries worldwide
Parent caring : a training program for families and professionals : final report by Chandra Mehrotra( Book )
1 edition published in 1984 in English and held by 34 libraries worldwide
Family caregiving : a manual for caregivers of older adults by Chandra Mehrotra( Book )
2 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 18 libraries worldwide
This manual provides caregivers with practical knowledge and suggestions that could be of help to them in this important role. Chapter 1 gives an overview of the volume and tells how to use it. Chapter 2 identifies who caregivers are, what they do, and what changes have taken place in their lives since they became caregivers. Chapter 3 begins with a discussion of the sources of stress, its symptoms and stages, and its consequences and then describes techniques to reduce stress or its effects. Discussion in chapter 4 focuses on communication in the family, including such topics as information sharing, changing nature of relationships, need for support systems, and patterns of communication. Chapter 5 focuses on techniques for aiding communication with those with impaired hearing or vision, stroke, or neurological deficits. Chapter 6 describes important changes in the body and major age-related diseases. Chapters 7 and 8 provide information about the changing nutritional needs of older adults and about different types of exercise. Topics in chapter 9 concern the psychology of aging. Chapter 10 describes the various types of living arrangements in terms of the needs of the older people they accommodate. Chapter 11 covers legal and financial matters. The final chapter introduces a variety of agencies and their services that may be helpful in meeting the needs of caretakers and their older relatives. Recommended readings and references for each chapter are listed. (Ylb)
Instructional manual for Parent Caring Program ( Book )
2 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 11 libraries worldwide
Distance learning : tips for implementation by Chandra Mehrotra( Book )
2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
Behavioral cognition as related to interpersonal perception and some personality traits of college students by Chandra Mehrotra( Book )
2 editions published in 1968 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Nursing Home as a Resource in Teaching Courses on Aging by Chandra Mehrotra( Book )
2 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
With the increased percentage of older adults in the population, demand for professionals and paraprofessionals who possess both technical disciplinary competence and the experiential training necessary to work with older adults has increased. A program at the College of St. Scholastica in Duluth, Minnesota, allows students preparing for a career in gerontology to undertake both cognitive and experiential learning activities. This approach enables them to develop a better understanding of the aging process and also fosters positive attitudes towards the aged. Cognitive learning is achieved by attending lectures, reading books, journals, and other materials, and through conducting library research. Experiential learning, which is an integral part of the courses, takes place through participation in group or individual projects in an applied setting. The Benedictine Health Center (bhc), a health care facility located on the college campus, provides students with a variety of experiential learning opportunities. In addition to these opportunities, cooperative relationships have developed betwen the college faculty and the bhc staff. Students have assisted the faculty in an Andrus Foundation study examining the social interactions of bhc residents and day service adults with students, children, staff, and others. Students also conduct internships, hold part-time jobs, and do mini-projects at the bhc. Faculty invite bhc staff and residents to serve as speakers in their classes. College courses in gerontology and other disciplines are offered at the bhc, and gerontology faculty provide in-service training to new employees at the bhc. (Author/BL)
Social interactions in a college-based center for the elderly by Darryl M Dietrich( Book )
1 edition published in 1982 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
A program for family involvement in minimizing relocation stress by Kathie A Shemon( Book )
1 edition published in 1982 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Handling Social Interactions: Teaching Learning Principles to Special Education Children by Chandra Mehrotra( Book )
3 editions published between 1978 and 1979 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Eight mainstreamed students with specific learning disabilities (ld) and five with general ld (8-14 years old) were trained through films, role playing techniques and token reinforcement to apply learning principles to improve the quality of their social interactions with their nonhandicapped peers. Results of observations of Ss' interactions before and after training indicated statistically significant improvements in the quality of Ss' social interactions, specifically, changes in negative nonverbal and positive verbal peer initiatives, Ss' response of reinforcing positive contacts, and peers' positive verbal and nonverbal responses. (Cl)
Fostering aging research in undergraduate psychology programs ( Book )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Measuring up educational assessment challenges and practices for psychology ( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Psychology teachers and administrators in high school through graduate programs are repeatedly challenged by parents, politicians, and school reformers to provide solid evidence that their instruction is both effective and demonstrative. Likewise administrators and teachers want to look honestly and critically at their courses and programs and measure of the learning in educational settings consistently and accurately. Ultimately, it comes to this: Are we doing a good job of educating our students? [This book] tackles this issue head-on. This practical volume digs deep and provides the most up-to-date thinking and concrete practices of experienced scientist-educators. Using the information provided in this volume, educators will be able to demonstrate learning, track and measure student achievement, and gauge quality of instruction. By provoking awareness of psychological outcome measurement and applying it to this arena, the editors have made a superb contribution to promoting quality at all levels of education in psychology. -Dust jacket
Giving Psychology Away Through Technology-Based Distance Instruction by Chandra Mehrotra( Book )
1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
This paper outlines key features of good distance education, drawing upon principles for good practice in undergraduate education and recorded experiences with distance learning programs in a number of content areas. The first section defines distance education and provides a historical perspective. Five interrelated phenomena that have accompanied the rapid growth of information technology to promote widespread use of distance learning are described in the second section, including the emergence of lifelong learning, learning centered instruction, providing access, rapid advances in technology and the psychology of learning, and increased interest in part-time study. The third section offers recommendations for good distance education, and the last section summarizes the following lessons learned as a result of offering both undergraduate and graduate courses via distance learning: include adequate details in the syllabus; break the course into modules; conduct periodic assessment; encourage contact between students and faculty; and promote interaction between students. One figure presents a historical perspective of the phases of distance education. (Dls)
Application of the model of human occupation : a sample of occupational therapists who work in a variety of treatment settings by Lisa Marie Coffey( Archival Material )
1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Strengthening Undergraduate Education in Aging through Faculty Enhancement by Chandra Mehrotra( Book )
1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
An assessment of a psychology faculty enhancement program which provided up-to-date information on aging was done. In 1989/90 the program involved a 2-week institute for 25 teachers from two-year and four-year colleges, providing them with consultation both during and after the institute, and maintaining contact with them through reunions and newsletters. A 1-week follow-up institute was held in 1991 and attended by 18 of the original group. Assessment was conducted by monitoring all of the activities, by collecting data on participants' knowledge and attitudes before and after the institute, and by administering evaluation questionnaires at the end of each institute. The participants showed a statistically significant change on a knowledge test and on three attitude scales. They also rated the program as a whole very highly. Responses on the follow-up questionnaire indicated that as a result of participating in this program they had developed a stronger sense of the value of incorporating aging in the curriculum, had read more about aging, had incorporated new material in their courses, and had become more involved in aging-related activities. In addition, a large number of participants had maintained contact with distinguished visiting professors and with colleagues from other schools. The program received support from the National Science Foundation. (JB)
Site visit report : training program: JFK University Doctor of Psychology Program by Site visit team( Book )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Independent Study Courses for Non-Traditional Students by Chandra Mehrotra( Book )
1 edition published in 1981 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
The Guided Independent Study Program, an individually paced, master-oriented teaching method for serving undergraduate and graduate nontraditional students at the College of St. Scholastica, Minnesota, is described. A number of independent study courses in psychology, gerontology, and education have been offered to students who cannot come to the campus to attend regular class meetings. The approach is based on psychology of learning and individual differences. The course materials are divided into 10 to 12 relatively small units of study called instructional projects. The information provided for each instructional project includes: a descriptive title, purpose, behavioral objectives, evaluative criteria, learning resources, and competency exercises. Competency exercises provide immediate feedback regarding their progress. After completing half of the course, students take a retention test before beginning the work on the second. The course grade is based on the competency exercises, assignments, and retention tests, which are administered by the student's supervisor or other representative. Students maintain contact with the instructor through phone calls and letters. The program has been found to be a viable mode of meeting educational needs of teachers, service providers, and other nontraditional students. This approach is appropriate for courses in which the material to be learned is structured in a definite hierarchy with well-defined objectives, is largely available from written materials, and is amenable to individual learning. Its features of self-pacing, mastery learning, and immediate feedback make it especially attractive to nontraditional students. (Author/SW)
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Chandra Mehrotra
Chandra Mohan Mehrotra
Mehrotra Chandra
Mehrotra, Chandra Mohan
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