Educational Psychology

Educational Psychology

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qI applaud the vision the authors had in synthesizing this information in a way that makes the reader more confident in their application of these theories and principles to their own classrooms. The authors have wonderfully succeeded in their attempt to integrate this material, in a manner quite different from other texts I've read or reviewed.q Jim Persinger, qEmporia State Universityq qAny textbook that overemphasizes theory, neglects the real-world; any textbook that overemphasizes practice, neglects the underlying foundation of theory. This book strikes a careful balance between theory and practice by explicitly linking the two.q Gregory Cutler, qBay de Noc Community Collegeq qBy far, this is the best educational psychology text I have read because it integrates and applies major learning theories to many of the daily issues future teachers will face.q Krista Robertson, qRhode Island Collegeq qI see this textbook as well written, informative, clearly and logically organized, and a very useful component for a course in Educational Psychology. I like it!q Raymond E. Webster, qEast Carolina Universityq qThe authors have done an excellent job in producing an easy-to-follow format and style.q Paula Holmes Miller, qCrichton Collegeq qThe authors' writing style and presentation level are clear and easy to read, along with tables, figures, concept maps, and other visual aids.q Yuliang Liu, Ph.D, qSouthern Illinois Universityq qThe text is well written and some very difficult topics such as Attribution Theory and Constructivism (to name just two) are easy to understand, when compared to similar books. I think this is some of the clearest writing I have read in a long time.q Michael P. Verdi, qCalifornia State University San Bernadinoq qI really enjoyed reading this text, and I found its comprehensive nature to be a strength.q Linda W. Morse, qMississippi State Universityq qThe authors' writing style is clear, simple, and direct. It speaks directly to the reader . . . the examples are concrete and related to education.q John Isch, qMartin Luther Collegeq... Brewer, W. F. (1993). The role of anomalous data in knowledge acquisition: A theoretical framework and implications for science instruction. ... Conflict resolution and peer mediation: A guide for educators. ... Carnine, D. W. (1993). Effectiveanbsp;...

Title:Educational Psychology
Author:Thomas Fetsco, John McClure
Publisher:Allyn & Bacon - 2005


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