Learning and Motivation in the Classroom

Learning and Motivation in the Classroom

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Throughout the twentieth century there had been substantial links between scientific psychology and education. Binet, Dewey, Thorndike, and other early pioneers were strongly interested in both realms. Taking advantage of a period of enthusiasm, this title, originally published in 1983, looks at the amalgamation of the recent advances at the time in theory and research in education and psychology, with a particular focus on cognition, motivation and social policy. This volume presents and discusses the implications of this work on learning and motivation for educational policy.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781351743358
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 09/13/2017
Series: Routledge Library Editions: Psychology of Education
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 348
Lexile: 1420L (what's this?)
File size: 2 MB

Table of Contents

Preface.  Part 1: Instructional Issues  1. Toward a Cognitive Theory of Instruction Lauren B. Resnick  2. In Search of a model of Instructional Research in Reading P. David Pearson and Rob Tierney  3. Child as Coinvestigator: Helping Children Gain Insight into their Own Mental Processes Marlene Scardamalia and Carl Bereiter  4. Forms of Understanding in Mathematical Problem Solving James G. Greeno  5. Investigating and Applying Developmental Psychology in the Science Classroom Anton E. Lawson  Part 2: Motivation and Achievement  6. Motivated Cognitions Martin V. Covington  7. Some Thoughts about Feelings Bernard Weiner  8. On Doing Well in Science: Why Johnny No Longer Excels: Why Sarah Never Did Martin L. Maehr  9. Conceptions of Ability and Achievement Motivation: A Theory and its Implications for Education John G. Nicholls  10. Children’s Theories of Intelligence: Consequences for Learning Carol S. Dweck and Janine Bempechat  Part 3: Education and Public Policy  11. Intellectually Talented Students: The Key is Curricular Flexibility Julian C. Stanley and Camilla P. Benbow  12. Fostering Student Learning and Motivation in the Elementary School Classroom Jere E. Brophy  13. Social Science and Social Policy: A Role for Universities Morton W. Weir.  Author Index.  Subject Index.

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