For more than a decade, there has been growing interest in the role of emotions in academic settings. Written by leading experts on learning and instruction, Emotions at School focuses on the connections between educational research and emotion science, bringing the subject to a wider audience. With chapters on how emotions develop and work, evidence-based recommendations about how to foster adaptive emotions, and clear explanations of key concepts and ideas, this concise volume is designed for any education course that includes emotions in the curriculum. It will be indispensable for student researchers and both pre- and in-service teachers alike.
1. Concepts and Measurement of Emotions
2. Functions for Learning and Achievement
3. Origins, Regulation, and Development of Emotions
4. Teacher Emotions
5. Implications for Practice
"Emotions at School provides a comprehensive yet accessible examination of the role of emotions in learning. This is a valuable resource for psychologists and educational researchers who study student learning and motivation and a must-read for students, educators, or researchers who want to learn how to foster productive emotions that support learning."
—Gale M. Sinatra, Professor of Education and Psychology in the Rossier School of Education at University of Southern California, USA