Educational psychology :

Cline, Tony

Educational psychology : topics in applied psychology / edited by Tony Cline, Anthea Gulliford and Susan Birch. - Second edition. - Place of publication not identified : Routledge, 2015 - xvi, 331 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm. - Topics in applied psychology .

Revised edition of: Educational psychology / Norah Frederickson, Andy Miller, Tony Cline. London : Hodder Education, 2008.

Section 1 Overview 2. What do Educational Psychologists do? Susan Birch, Norah Frederickson and Andy Miller 3. Evidence based practice in educational psychology: the nature of evidence Anthea Gulliford Section 2 Cognition, Learning and Instruction 4. What use is "intelligence"? Tony Cline 5. Raising educational achievement: what can instructional psychology contribute? Anthea Gulliford and Andy Miller 6. Inclusion for children with special educational needs - how can psychology help? Nathan Lambert and Norah Frederickson 7. Effective communication in school: do teachers and students talk the same language? Tony Cline 8. Can we cure dyslexia? Ben Hayes and Norah Frederickson 9. Why does mathematics make so many people fearful? Tony Cline Section 3 Social, Emotional and Behavioural Issues in School 10. Educating children with autism: what use is psychological theory and research? Susan Birch and Norah Frederickson 11. Managing classroom behaviour: perspectives from psychology Anthea Gulliford 12. School bullies: are they also victims? Susan Birch and Norah Frederickson 13. Coping with life by coping with school? School refusal in young people Anthea Gulliford and Andy Miller 14. School ethos and student identity

"Educational Psychology explores the role of the educational psychologist, firstly by examining cognitive development, cognitive psychology and individual differences and secondly through the analysis of social development and social psychology. Controversies and dilemmas in research and professional practice are discussed throughout the book. An initial chapter focuses on the development, contemporary nature and context of educational psychology as a profession, outlining especially the requirements for and the nature of professional training. Current debates and challenges are introduced within a diverse range of topics in cognition, learning and instruction, such as, intelligence, language development, dyslexia, maths anxiety, instructional psychology and inclusion. Similarly, topics covering social, emotional and behavioural issues in school - behaviour management and attributions, bullying, autism, school phobia, pupil identity and school ethos - are explored in terms of their roots in psychology theory and research and their high profile within public policy and decision making. The integrated and interactive approach, combined with the comprehensive coverage, make this book the ideal companion for courses in applied educational psychology"--

9781848723306 (hardback) 9781848723313 (paperback)

Educational psychology.
EDUCATION / Educational Psychology.
PSYCHOLOGY / Applied Psychology.
PSYCHOLOGY / Social Psychology.

370.15 / CLI

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