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A Child's Mind: How Children Learn During the Critical Years from Birth to Age Five Years

A Child's Mind: How Children Learn During the Critical Years from Birth to Age Five Years

1st Edition

Muriel Beadle
October 23, 2019

Originally published in 1970, parents and teachers were beginning to realise how very much earlier in life human intelligence develops than was previously thought. A child’s experience in its pre-school years largely determines its future academic progress; and environment and parental influence...

Interpersonal Relations and Education

Interpersonal Relations and Education

1st Edition

David H. Hargreaves
October 17, 2019

Originally published in 1972, this title provides an analysis of social interactions in educational contexts and opens up the field of the social psychology of education as an area in its own right at the very heart of the process of education. From a ‘symbolic interactionist’ perspective, the...

Peer Counselling in Schools: A Time to Listen

Peer Counselling in Schools: A Time to Listen

1st Edition

Helen Cowie, Sonia Sharp
October 08, 2019

Originally published in 1996, this book is about the role of peer-helping in alleviating interpersonal difficulties among young people in school settings. It is based on real-life experience on the part of the two editors and their contributors in training and developing peer-counselling services...

Schooling and the Acquisition of Knowledge

Schooling and the Acquisition of Knowledge

1st Edition

Richard C. Anderson, Rand J. Spiro, William E Montague
October 08, 2019

Originally published in 1977, this book reports the proceedings of a conference sponsored by the Navy Personnel Research and Development Center. The one common thread running through all of the formal papers and dialogue was that the knowledge a person already possesses is the principal determiner...

Cognitive Strategies for Special Education: Process-Based Instruction

Cognitive Strategies for Special Education: Process-Based Instruction

1st Edition

Adrian F. Ashman, Robert N.F. Conway
October 08, 2019

Research on training programs for students with learning difficulties has usually focused on the development of social and behavioural skills and the acquisition of cognitive interventions and procedures. Originally published in 1989, this book attempts to apply the methods validated by research...

Using Cognitive Methods in the Classroom

Using Cognitive Methods in the Classroom

1st Edition

Adrian F. Ashman, Robert N.F. Conway
October 08, 2019

How can teachers provide the best learning experiences for students with varying skills and abilities? Teachers have many common needs. Most work in a situation of high demands and expectations, but against a background that reflects a reduced valuation of their efforts. Originally published in...

The Process of Learning: Some Psychological Aspects of Learning and Discipline in School

The Process of Learning: Some Psychological Aspects of Learning and Discipline in School

1st Edition

Constance Bloor
October 08, 2019

Originally published in 1930, this book was designed to meet the needs of students in Training Colleges. It is the outcome of first-hand experience of the difficulties encountered by students in the subject of educational theory and its application to the problems of the classroom at the time. It...

Teaching: A Psychological Analysis

Teaching: A Psychological Analysis

1st Edition

C.M. Fleming
October 08, 2019

Originally published in 1968, the findings of modern psychological research had contributed much that was directly relevant to the problems of all who taught at the time. Dr Fleming here presents both recent and past conclusions in a survey that would have been useful to all who were called upon to...

Disaffection from School?: The Early Years

Disaffection from School?: The Early Years

1st Edition

Gill Barrett
October 08, 2019

Originally published in 1989, the purpose of this book was to explore the nature and appearance of disaffection and alienation in young children and to seek to understand its significance. It deals with classroom interactions and adult expectations of children, and the context of historical and...

Community Psychology and the Schools: A Behaviorally Oriented Multilevel Approach

Community Psychology and the Schools: A Behaviorally Oriented Multilevel Approach

1st Edition

George J. Allen, Jack M. Chinsky, Stephen W. Larcen, John E. Lochman, Howard V. Selinger
October 08, 2019

Originally published in 1976, this volume begins with a theoretical overview of the major trends in the community psychology movement at the time, as well as a perspective on how the field was developing. The emphasis is on the utility of combining a preventative community-centered orientation with...

Psychology and Education of Slow Learners

Psychology and Education of Slow Learners

1st Edition

Roy I. Brown
October 08, 2019

Originally published in 1976, this introductory text for those intending to work with slow learners was concerned with the practical implications of recent British and North American research in the field of psychology and education at the time. Slow learners are young people who for a variety of...

Learning and Cognition in Later Life

Learning and Cognition in Later Life

1st Edition

Frank Glendenning, Ian Stuart-Hamilton
October 08, 2019

Originally published in 1995, within the previous decade there had been significant developments in our understanding of the learning and motivation, together with the conceptual and cognitive development, of older adults. This understanding had been enhanced by findings from longitudinal studies...

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