Educational Psychology: Reflection for Action, 2nd Edition

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Educational Psychology: Reflection for Action, 2nd Edition

By Angela M. O’Donnell, Johnmarshall Reeve, Jeffrey K. Smith

Educational Psychology helps pre-service teachers understand their future students better, and helps them understand all aspects of the teaching-learning situation. The pursuit of these two purposes leads to the ultimate goal of this course – namely, to help pre-service teachers become increasingly able to promote student learning, development, and potential when it becomes their turn to step into the classroom and take full-time responsibility for their own classes.

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Angela M. O’Donnell research explores the significance of peers in the learning process. She says that most people really learn what they want to know from asking other people. The ability to recognize and effectively use peers is especially important to those who feel they have few resources..

Chapter 1. Introducing Educational Psychology and Reflective Teaching
Chapter 2. Teachers and Teaching
Chapter 3. Cognitive Development
Chapter 4. Social Development
Chapter 5. Behavioral Learning Theory
Chapter 6. Managing Learning in Classrooms
Chapter 7. Cognitive Learning Theory
Chapter 8. Social Learning Theory, Complex Cognition, and Social Constructivism
Chapter 9. Learning from Peers
Chapter 10. Motivation and Engagement
Chapter 11. Motivation to Learn
Chapter 12. Individual Differences and Special Needs
Chapter 13. Issues in Diversity
Chapter 14. Assessment for Learning
Chapter 15. Standardized and Standards-Based Assessments

A. Looking at the Praxis II™ Principles of Learning and Teaching Assessment and the INTASC Principles

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