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How students learn : reforming schools through learner-centered education

Author: Nadine M Lambert; Barbara L McCombs
Publisher: Washington, DC : American Psychological Association, ©1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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In How Students Learn: Reforming Schools Through Learner-Centered Educ ation, leaders in the psychological and educational communities sugges t that successful school reform must not only uphold standards but als o must recognize students' differences and unique learning styles. The volume examines current research on how students learn and presents t he theoretical perspectives and research findings of leading  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: (OCoLC)786554653
(NO-TrBIB)070521972
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Nadine M Lambert; Barbara L McCombs
ISBN: 1557984646 9781557984647
OCLC Number: 37559738
Description: xiv, 540 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: Introduction : learner-centered schools and classrooms as a direction for school reform / Nadine M. Lambert and Barbara L. McCombs --
The research base for APA's learner-centered psychological principles / Patricia A. Alexander and P. Karen Murphy --
Contextual factors influencing the classroom application of learner-centered principles / Craig L. Frisby --
Promoting positive expectations in schooling / Rhona S. Weinstein --
Cognitive principles applied to the development of literacy / Linda R. Kroll --
Cognition and subject matter learning / Merlin C. Wittrock --
Designing a community of young learners : theoretical and practical lessons / Ann L. Brown and Joseph C. Campione --
Why learner-centered assessment is better than high-stakes testing / Scott G. Paris --
Using learner-centered assessment on a large scale / Joan Boykoff Baron --
Cognitive, metacognitive, and conative considerations in classroom assessment / Robert J. Marzano --
Higher education assessment and national goals for education / Marcia Mentkowski --
Educational assessment and diversity / Trevor E. Sewell, Joseph P. DuCette, and Joan Poliner Shapiro --
Dilemmas in assessing academic achievement / Andrew C. Porter --
Cognitive theory for education : what teachers need to know / Richard E. Mayer --
Integrating metacognition, affect, and motivation in improving teacher education / Barbara L. McCombs --
Developmental psychology as a guide for teaching and teacher preparation / Paul Ammon and Allen Black --
Teaching educational psychology : learner-centered constructivist perspectives / Hermine H. Marshall --
What have we learned and where are we going in school reform? / Barbara L. McCombs and Nadine M. Lambert.
Responsibility: edited by Nadine M. Lambert & Barbara L. McCombs.
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