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Educational Psychology Handbook

Edited by Patricia Alexander

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  1. 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 6th 2014 by Routledge

  2. 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 26th 2014 by Routledge

  3. 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 18th 2013 by Routledge

  4. 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 4th 2013 by Routledge

  5. 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 16th 2012 by Routledge

  6. Handbook of Self-Regulation of Learning and Performance

    Edited by Barry J. Zimmerman, 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 7th 2011 by Routledge

  7. 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 12th 2010 by Routledge

  8. 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 17th 2009 by Routledge

  9. 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 15th 2008 by Routledge

  10. Handbook of Moral and Character Education

    Edited by Larry Nucci, Tobias Krettenauer, Larry P. Nucci, Darcia Narvaez, Darcia Narvaez

    Series: Educational Psychology Handbook

    There is widespread agreement that schools should contribute to students’ moral development and character formation. Currently 80% of states have mandates regarding character education. This apparent support for moral education, however, masks a high degree of controversy surrounding the meaning...

    Published February 28th 2008 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. International Handbook of Research on Teachers’ Beliefs
    Edited by Helenrose Fives, Michele Gregoire Gill
    To Be Published August 28th 2014

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