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Educational Psychology Handbook

Edited by Patricia Alexander

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  1. International Handbook of Research on Teachers’ Beliefs

    Edited by Helenrose Fives, Michele Gregoire Gill

    Series: Educational Psychology Handbook

    Teacher beliefs play a fundamental role in the education landscape. Nevertheless, most educational researchers only allude to teacher beliefs as part of a study on other subjects. This book fills a necessary gap by identifying the importance of research on teacher beliefs and providing a...

    Published September 9th 2014 by Routledge

  2. International Handbook of Emotions in Education

    Edited by Reinhard Pekrun, Lisa Linnenbrink-Garcia

    Series: Educational Psychology Handbook

    For more than a decade, there has been growing interest and research on the pivotal role of emotions in educational settings. This ground-breaking handbook is the first to highlight this emerging field of research and to describe in detail the ways in which emotions affect learning and instruction...

    Published April 7th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Handbook of Moral and Character Education

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Larry Nucci, Tobias Krettenauer, Darcia Narvaez

    Series: Educational Psychology Handbook

    There is widespread agreement that schools should contribute to the moral development and character formation of their students. In fact, 80% of US states currently have mandates regarding character education. However, the pervasiveness of the support for moral and character education masks a high...

    Published March 27th 2014 by Routledge

  4. International Handbook of Research on Conceptual Change

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Stella Vosniadou

    Series: Educational Psychology Handbook

    Conceptual change research investigates the processes through which learners substantially revise prior knowledge and acquire new concepts. Tracing its heritage to paradigms and paradigm shifts made famous by Thomas Kuhn, conceptual change research focuses on understanding and explaining learning...

    Published June 19th 2013 by Routledge

  5. The International Handbook of Collaborative Learning

    Edited by Cindy E. Hmelo-Silver, Clark A. Chinn, Carol Chan, Angela M. O'Donnell

    Series: Educational Psychology Handbook

    Collaborative learning has become an increasingly important part of education, but the research supporting it is distributed across a wide variety of fields including social, cognitive, developmental, and educational psychology, instructional design, the learning sciences, educational technology,...

    Published February 5th 2013 by Routledge

  6. International Guide to Student Achievement

    Edited by John Hattie, Eric M. Anderman

    Series: Educational Psychology Handbook

    The International Guide to Student Achievement brings together and critically examines the major influences shaping student achievement today. There are many, often competing, claims about how to enhance student achievement, raising the questions of "What works?" and "What works best?"...

    Published December 17th 2012 by Routledge

  7. Handbook of Self-Regulation of Learning and Performance

    Edited by Dale H. Schunk

    Series: Educational Psychology Handbook

    Self-regulated learning (or self-regulation) refers to the process whereby learners personally activate and sustain cognitions, affects, and behaviours that are systematically oriented toward the attainment of learning goals. This is the first volume to integrate into a single volume all aspects of...

    Published March 8th 2011 by Routledge

  8. Handbook of Research on Learning and Instruction

    Edited by Richard E. Mayer, Patricia A. Alexander

    Series: Educational Psychology Handbook

    During the past twenty years researchers have made exciting progress in the science of learning (i.e., how people learn) and the science of instruction (i.e., how to help people learn). This Handbook examines learning and instruction in a variety of classroom and non-classroom environments and with...

    Published December 13th 2010 by Routledge

  9. Handbook of Motivation at School

    Edited by Kathryn Wentzel, David Miele

    Series: Educational Psychology Handbook

    The Handbook of Motivation at School presents the first comprehensive and integrated compilation of theory and research on children’s motivation at school. It covers the major theoretical perspectives in the field as well as their application to instruction, learning, and social adjustment at...

    Published August 18th 2009 by Routledge

  10. International Handbook of Research on Conceptual Change

    Edited by Stella Vosniadou

    Series: Educational Psychology Handbook

    The study of conceptual change traces its heritage to the notions of paradigm (networks of shared beliefs, concepts, practices) and paradigm shift made famous by Thomas Kuhn in his book, The Structure of Scientific Revolutions. Kuhn’s work was quickly linked to developmental psychology (how...

    Published June 16th 2008 by Routledge

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