Includes established theories and cutting-edge developments. Presents the work of an international group of experts. Presents the nature, origin, implications, an future course of major unresolved issues in the area.
Table of Contents
Handbook of Psychology: Preface (I. Weiner). Volume Preface (W. Reynolds and G. Miller). Contributors. PART ONE: INTRODUCTION. 1. Current Perspectives in Educational Psychology (W. M. Reynolds and G. E. Miller). PART TWO: COGNITIVE CONTRIBUTIONS TO LEARNING, DEVELOPMENT AND INSTRUCTION. 2. Contemporary Theories of Intelligence (R. J. Sternberg). 3. Memory and Information Processes (R. E. Mayer). 4. Self--Regulation and Learning (D. H. Schunk and B. J. Zimmerman). 5. Metacognition and Learning (C. B. McCormick). 6. Motivation and Classroom Learning (P. R. Pintrich). PART THREE: SOCIOCULTURAL, INSTRUCTION AND RELATIONAL PROCESSES. 7. Sociocultural Contexts for Teaching and Learning (V. John--Steiner and H. Mahn). 8. Teaching Processes in Elementary and Secondary Education (M. Pressley, et al.). 9. Cooperative Learning and Achievement Theory and Research (R. E. Slavin, et al.). 10. Relationships Between Teachers and Children (R. C. Pianta, et al.). 11. School Adjustment (K. R. Wentzel). 12. Gender Issues in the Classroom (J. Koch). PART FOUR: CURRICULUM APPLICATIONS. 13. Early Childhood Education (H. Goelman, et al.). 14. Psychology of Literacy and Literacy Instruction (M. Pressley). 15. Mathematical Leaning (R. Lehrer and R. Lesh). 16. Computers, the Internet, and New Media for Learning (R. Goldman and J. W. Waxman). PART FIVE: EXCEPTIONAL LEARNER PROGRAMS AND STUDENTS. 17. School Psychology (D. Reschly). 18. Learning Disabilities (L. S. Siegel). 19. Gifted Education Programs and Procedures (P. Olszewski--Kubilius). 20. School--Related Behavior Disorders (H. M. Walker and F. M. Gresham). PART SIX: EDUCATIONAL PROGRAM, RESEARCH AND POLICY. 21. Learning and Pedagogy in Initial Teacher Preparation (J. A. Whitcomb). 22. Educational/Psychological Intervention (J. R. Levin, et al.). 23. Research to Policy for Guiding Educational Reform (B. L. McCombs). 24. Future Perspectives in Educational Psychology (G. E. Miller and W. M. Reynolds). Author Index. Subject Index.