Psychology In Practice: Education (Psychology In Practice Series)

Psychology In Practice: Education (Psychology In Practice Series)

by Merv Stapleton (Author)


Psychology in Practice is the definitive six-part series on the practical applications of psychology to areas of everyday life, covering crime, education, health, sport, organisations and the environment. Each book in the series examines one unit of the Applications of Psychology section of the OCR syllabus. The psychology of education involves a range of issues, such as motivational skills, cultural diversity, gender issues and special educational needs. Psychology in Practice: Education explores educational success and failure, how children and students of all ages learn best, and how educational environments are designed. This book helps students and teachers understand the most important issues behind learning, teaching and motivating, as well as dealing with disruptive behaviour within the classroom. Key learning aids include: "h a set of key terms for each chapter "h practical exercises "h section summaries and overall main chapter points "h recommended further reading and web sites "h sample examination questions based on OCR specimen materials. Readership Psychology students and teachers, professionals working with challenging children or special educational needs and the interested general reader.


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Format: Paperback
Pages: 156
Publisher: Hodder Education
Published: 30 Nov 2001

ISBN 10: 0340643293
ISBN 13: 9780340643297

Media Reviews
The series as a whole is well written with up-to-date references... these books will appeal to students of many subjects. * Times Educational Supplement * accessible yet comprehensive introduction to a range of major psychological issues and theories in education. Clearly written, well laid out and not too long, it is an ideal helpmate for getting started and at revision time. * Open University Psychological Society *
Author Bio
Merv Stapleton is a highly experienced teacher.