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Essentials of Educational Psychology: Big Ideas to Guide Effective Teaching, CourseSmart eTextbook, 3rd Edition

By Jeanne Ellis Ormrod

Published by Pearson

Published Date: Jan 3, 2011

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The big ideas of educational psychology covered in 10 chapters


The first book of its kind, Essentials of Educational Psychology focuses squarely on the core concepts, principles, and underlying assumptions of the field of educational psychology—the big ideas of ed psych.  Because of this focus and the book’s exceptionally direct and clear presentation, Essentials is a 10-chapter book that can truly be covered and understood in a term.  It is a book that enables and empowers students to understand the value and essential importance of educational psychology to becoming a qualified and effective teacher.

Table of Contents

1.   Introduction to Educational Psychology                                                                                

2.   Learning, Cognition, and Memory                                                                                    

3.   Learning in Context                                                                                                        

4.   Complex Cognitive Processes                                                                                          

5.   Cognitive Development                                                                                                    

6.   Motivation and Affect                                                                                                        

7.   Personal, Social, and Moral Development                                                                      

8.   Instructional Strategies                                                                                                      

9.   Strategies for Creating an Effective Classroom Environment                                         

10. Assessment Strategies                                                                                                       

Appendix.  Interpreting Standardized Test Scores                                                                  

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$58.99 | ISBN-13: 978-0-13-136733-3