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.Reading Research Quarterly, 28, 117-159. ... In C. R. Reynolds aamp; R. W. Kamphaus (Eds.), Handbook of psychological and educational assessment of children: ... New York: Free Press. ... An instructional study: Improving the referential comprehension of good and poor fourth grade readers. ... A new self- report scale of intrinsic versus extrinsic orientation in the classroom: Motivational and informationalanbsp;...


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