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The Routledge International Companion to Educational Psychology

Edited by: Andrew J. Holliman

Print publication date:  July  2013
Online publication date:  July  2013

Print ISBN: 9780415675581
eBook ISBN: 9780203809402
Adobe ISBN: 9781136675096

10.4324/9780203809402
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The Routledge International Companion to Educational Psychology brings together expert practitioners, researchers, and teachers from five continents to produce a unique and global guide to the core topics in the field. Each chapter includes coverage of the key thinkers, topic areas, events, and ideas that have shaped the field, but also takes the reader beyond typical textbook material and into engagement with current issues, cutting-edge research and future directions in the field of educational psychology from an international perspective.

With over 30 chapters, the volume is divided into four themed sections: ‘An introduction to educational psychology’, ‘How children learn and develop’, ‘Issues concerning the assessment of children’ and ‘Identifying and meeting the needs of children with learning difficulties’. Covering the key issues and fundamental strands of educational psychology The Routledge International Companion to Educational Psychology aims to provide the reader with knowledge of:

  • educational psychology (history, child rights, and practice);
  • factors which influence children’s learning and development;
  • issues to do with assessment (a key aspect of educational psychology);
  • special educational needs (identification and how to meet their needs);
  • the key thinkers, events, and ideas that have shaped the field;
  • the core topics across educational psychology in an accessible manner;
  • cutting edge research including recent research evidence and theory;
  • future directions in the field of educational psychology;
  • educational psychology from an international perspective.

The book is conceived for both student and researcher use, and considers the implications for educational psychology practice in all sections. It will be highly beneficial for both students and lecturers on Education Studies and Psychology undergraduate courses, as well as combined undergraduate degrees .

Table of contents

Prelims Download PDF
Chapter  1:  A History of Educational Psychology Download PDF
Chapter  2:  The Rights of the Child Download PDF
Chapter  3:  Introduction to Educational Psychology Practice Download PDF
Chapter  4:  A Comparative Overview of Educational Psychology Across Continents Download PDF
Chapter  5:  Theories of Teaching and Learning Download PDF
Chapter  6:  Effective Teaching Practices and Classroom Management Download PDF
Chapter  7:  Educational Dialogues Download PDF
Chapter  8:  Learning to Read Around the World Download PDF
Chapter  9:  Digital Technology as Enrichment of Young Children’s Literacy Environment Download PDF
Chapter  10:  The Development of Scientific Reasoning Download PDF
Chapter  11:  Motivation to Learn Download PDF
Chapter  12:  Children’s Relationships and the Family Download PDF
Chapter  13:  Childhood Stress and its Impact on Learning and Academic Performance Download PDF
Chapter  14:  Classroom Assessments Download PDF
Chapter  15:  Diagnostic Assessment Download PDF
Chapter  16:  Purposes, Approaches and Tensions in Assessment Policy and Practice Download PDF
Chapter  17:  Language Use and Assessment Download PDF
Chapter  18:  Multicultural Education Download PDF
Chapter  19:  Intelligence and Individual Differences Download PDF
Chapter  20:  New Frontiers in Education Neuroscience Download PDF
Chapter  21:  Labelling in Special Education Download PDF
Chapter  22:  Education and Disability Download PDF
Chapter  23:  Educational Psychology and the Development of Inclusive Education Download PDF
Chapter  24:  Education of Children with Sensory Needs Download PDF
Chapter  25:  Speech and Language Disorders Download PDF
Chapter  26:  The Autism Spectrum Download PDF
Chapter  27:  Social, Emotional and Behavioural Difficulties (SEBD) Download PDF
Chapter  28:  Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder Download PDF
Chapter  29:  Dyslexia Download PDF
Chapter  30:  Practical Implications of Research into Dyspraxia Download PDF
Chapter  31:  Dyscalculia Download PDF
Chapter  32:  Meeting the Needs of Gifted Learners Download PDF
Index Download PDF
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