Cognition, Teaching, and Assessment

Cognition, Teaching, and Assessment

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Designed for upper division courses in learning, this text provides educators with knowledge essential for informed decision making. It focuses on the most recent research in educational psychology and examines the subject matter from strategic knowledge-based, metacognitive, motivational and biological perspectives. The book surveys current thinking on cognition and instruction, especially pertaining to maths, science, writing and reading and features up-to-date views on assessment and individual differences. Along with important traditional theories and research, the text covers all of the key figures in contemporary educational psychology.G., Book, C, Meloth, M., Vavrus, L., Wessel- man, R., Putnam, J., aamp; Bassiri, D. ( 1987). Effects ... Immigrantsa#39; aspirations, high school process, and academic outcomes. ... New York: Teachers College Press. ... In A. N. Applebee (Ed.), Contexts for learning to write: Studies of secondary school instruction (pp. ... New York: MacMillan. ... Journal for Research in Mathematics Education, 22, 122-137. ... Reconceptualizing the development of sight word reading and its relationship to recoding.

Title:Cognition, Teaching, and Assessment
Author:Michael Pressley, Christine McCormick
Publisher:Harpercollins College Division - 1995-01-01


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