ISBN 9780071332668,Educational Psychology

Educational Psychology



Tata McGraw - Hill Education

Publication Year 2011

ISBN 9780071332668

ISBN-10 0071332669


Edition 4th
Number of Pages 720 Pages
Language (English)


John Santrock's Educational Psychology is a well-crafted text that emphasizes the application of theory to classroom practice. With richly evocative classroom vignettes provided by practicing teachers, as well as the most case studies-- three per chapter--of any Introductory text, Santrock's Educational Psychology helps students think critically about the research basis for best practices. Additionally, Santrock's hallmark Learning System organizes the content into manageable chunks to support retention and mastery, and makes it much more likely that students will have an engaging and successful course experience. Salient Features Proven Learning System pedagogy Expert Content and Research Consultants Up-to-date coverage of brain research, character education, and more Preparation for Standards-Based Tests Case Studies TABLE OF CONTENTS Preface Chapter 1 Educational Psychology: A Tool for Effective Teaching Chapter 2 Cognitive and Language Development Chapter 3 Social Contexts and Socioemotional Development Chapter 4 Individual Varations Chapter 5 Sociocultural Diversity Chapter 6 Learners Who Are Exceptional Chapter 7 Behavioral and Social Cognitive Approaches Chapter 8 The Information-Processing Approach Chapter 9 Complex Cognitive Processes Chapter 10 Social Constructivist Approaches Chapter 11 Learning and Cognition in the Content Areas Chapter 12 Planning, Instruction, and Technology Chapter 13 Motivation, Teaching, and Learning Chapter 14 Managing the Classroom Chapter 15 Standardized Tests and Teaching Chapter 16 Classroom Assessment and Grading