208 pages | 24 B/W Illus.
The contribution of coaching psychology to educational fields is increasingly recognised. This timely book introduces coaching psychology as a facilitative method to support learning in different educational contexts.
Coaching Psychology for Learning: Facilitating Growth in Education is conveniently organised into three parts:
The review of learning theories and coaching psychology theories in Part One enables the reader to gain a quick understanding of coaching psychology and its role in education, while the empirical studies in Part Two are particularly useful for undergraduate and postgraduate students, providing practical examples of how to conduct coaching psychology research in the field of education, in both the West and the East. The book also offers advice on design and implementation issues, which will benefit educational psychologists and coaching psychologists who wish to focus their professional practice in education.
Coaching Psychology for Learning is essential reading for any teacher, student or practitioner who wishes to become an educational coach to facilitate learning. It will appeal to coaches and coaching psychologists, including those in training and at postgraduate level, as well as professionals in educational settings, such as school leaders, counsellors and coaches, and educational psychologists.
Chapter 1: Introduction; Part 1: An enquiry of educational paradigms, learning and coaching; Chapter 2: Philosophy and educational paradigms examined; Chapter 3: What is learning?; Chapter 4: The place of coaching psychology in learning; Part 2: Empirical case studies of coaching psychology for learning; Chapter 5: Coaching psychology for enquiry-based learning in secondary education; Chapter 6: Towards a systems model of Coaching for Learning; Chapter 7: Coaching psychology for problem-based learning in medical education; Chapter 8: PBL coaching: Towards an integrative model of CPBL; Part 3: Towards a systems approach of educational coaching; Chapter 9: The relational and discursive aspects of educational coaching; Chapter 10: Reflections and concluding remarks
Coaching psychology is a distinct branch of academic and applied psychology that focuses on enhancement of performance, development and wellbeing in the broader population. Written by leading experts, the Coaching Psychology series will highlight innovations in the field, linking theory, research and practice. These books will interest professionals from psychology, coaching, mentoring, business, health, human resources and management as well as those interested in the psychology underpinning their coaching and mentoring practice.