In and Out of School: An Introduction to Applied Psychology in Education, 1st Edition (Paperback) book cover

In and Out of School

An Introduction to Applied Psychology in Education, 1st Edition

By Joan Freeman


146 pages

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Originally published in 1975, this book aimed to throw light on the practical use of psychology in children’s education, for the benefit of students, practising teachers, parents, or anyone concerned with education. Both educators and educated are considered, and particular attention is given to the behaviour of the whole person, both inside and outside the bounds of conventional teaching practice.

Table of Contents

Editor’s Introduction. Introduction. Part 1: Education Out of School 1. Children’s Abilities 2. Intellectual and Physical Development 3. Learning 4. Social Education Part 2: Education in Schools 5. Schools 6. Teachers 7. Teaching 8. Evaluation 9. Counselling 10. Educational Guidance Part 3: Exceptional Children 11. Slow Learners 12. Maladjusted Children 13. Gifted Children 14. Educational Psychology in Practice. Conclusions. Recommended Reading. References and Name Index. Subject Index.

About the Series

Routledge Library Editions: Psychology of Education

Routledge Library Editions: Psychology of Education (53 Volume set) brings together a mix of titles involving psychology and education from early years to later life. Covering areas across both education and psychology, including learning theory and strategies, social, developmental and cognitive aspects, school psychology and counselling in schools. The series of previously out-of-print titles, originally published between 1930 and 1996, includes contributions from a range of authors, many considered leaders in their field.

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
PSYCHOLOGY / Education & Training
PSYCHOLOGY / Developmental / General