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November 2010: The Psychology of Education, 2nd Edition

Written in an accessible and engaging style, this 2nd edition of The Psychology of Education addresses key concepts from psychology which relate to education. Throughout the text the author team emphasise an evidence-based approach, providing practical suggestions to improve learning outcomes and fictional case studies are used in this new edition to provide students with a sense of what psychological issues can look like in the classroom. Activities around these case studies give students the chance to think about how to apply their theoretical knowledge to these real world contexts.

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Key implications’ are drawn out at appropriate points, and throughout the book students are provided with strategies for interrogating evidence. Key terms are glossed throughout the book and chapters are summarized and followed by suggestions for further reading.

A chapter on Learning Interactions and Social Worlds is new to this edition. The following chapters have all been extensively updated:

Learning

Assessment

Individual differences and achievement

Student engagement and motivation

The educational context

Society and culture

Language

Literacy

Inclusive education and special educational needs

Behaviour problems

Dealing with behavior problems

This book is essential reading for undergraduate students of Education Studies and Psychology as well as trainee teachers on BA, BEd and PGCE courses. It will also be of use to postgraduates training to be educational psychologists.

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  1. The Psychology of Education

    2nd Edition

    By Martyn Long, Clare Wood, Karen Littleton, Terri Passenger, Kieron Sheehy

    Written in an accessible and engaging style, this second edition of The Psychology of Education addresses key concepts from psychology which relate to education. Throughout the text the author team emphasise an evidence-based approach, providing practical suggestions to improve learning...

    Published November 3rd 2010 by Routledge