Educational Psychology by John W. Santrock
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Educational Psychology
By John W. Santrock

Educational Psychology

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Educational Psychology by John W. Santrock

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John Santrock's "Educational Psychology" emphasizes the application of theory to real classroom practice. With richly evocative classroom vignettes from practicing teachers and a wealth of case studies, "Educational Psychology" helps students think critically about the research basis for best practices. Santrock's hallmark Learning System organizes the content into manageable chunks under learning goals, supporting retention and mastery, so that students will have an engaging and successful course experience.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780073378787
ISBN-10: 007337878X
Classification: Educational psychology
Format: Paperback (276mm x 233mm x 22mm)
Pages: 704
Imprint: McGraw Hill Higher Education
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education - Europe
Publish Date: 1-Jan-2011
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - John W. Santrock

John W. Santrock received his Ph.D. from the College of Education and Human Development at the University of Minnesota. He taught at the University of Charleston and the University of Georgia before joining the faculty at the University of Texas at Dallas. He has worked as a school psychologist and currently teaches developmental psychology and educational psychology at both the undergraduate and graduate levels and introductory psychology at the undergraduate level. Dr. Santrock's research on father custody is widely cited and used in expert witness testimony to promote flexibility and alternative considerations in custody disputes. His research has included publication in the Journal of Educational Psychology that focus on the contextual aspects of affectively-toned cognition and children's self-regulatory behavior as well as teachers' perceptions of children from divorced families. He recently was a member of the editorial board of Developmental Psychology and his publications include these exceptional McGraw-Hill texts: CHILD DEVELOPMENT, Eighth Edition; LIFE-SPAN DEVELOPMENT, Seventh Edition; CHILDREN, Sixth Edition; PSYCHOLOGY, Sixth Edition; and EDUCATIONAL PSYCHOLOGY.

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