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Routledge Library Editions: Psychology of Education


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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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A Child's Mind How Children Learn During the Critical Years from Birth to Age Five Years

A Child's Mind: How Children Learn During the Critical Years from Birth to Age Five Years

1st Edition

By Muriel Beadle
October 23, 2019

Originally published in 1970, parents and teachers were beginning to realise how very much earlier in life human intelligence develops than was previously thought. A child’s experience in its pre-school years largely determines its future academic progress; and environment and parental influence ...

Interpersonal Relations and Education

Interpersonal Relations and Education

1st Edition

By David H. Hargreaves
October 17, 2019

Originally published in 1972, this title provides an analysis of social interactions in educational contexts and opens up the field of the social psychology of education as an area in its own right at the very heart of the process of education. From a ‘symbolic interactionist’ perspective, the ...

A Social Psychology of Schooling The Expectancy Process

A Social Psychology of Schooling: The Expectancy Process

1st Edition

By Colin Rogers
October 08, 2019

If a theory of education is to be helpful to the practising teacher, it must take the social context of learning into account. Originally published in 1982, Colin Rogers does just this, exploring the implications of two decades’ detailed research in to the social psychology of teaching and learning...

Adolescent Boys in High School A Psychological Study of Coping and Adaptation

Adolescent Boys in High School: A Psychological Study of Coping and Adaptation

1st Edition

Edited By James G. Kelly
October 08, 2019

Originally published in 1979, the research reported in this volume is based on investigations of how tenth-grade boys cope and adapt to the high-school environment in, specifically, two high schools in suburban Detroit in 1970. In addition to information about the ways that students relate to the ...

Behaviour Analysis in Educational Psychology

Behaviour Analysis in Educational Psychology

1st Edition

Edited By Kevin Wheldall, Frank Merrett, Ted Glynn
October 08, 2019

In the early 1980s there had been a marked increase in the application of behavioural methods in schools. However, much of this work was weak conceptually and limited in its remit. Behaviour analysis has more to offer education than ‘smarties’ and time-out. Originally published in 1986, this ...

Child Psychology in Action Linking Research and Practice

Child Psychology in Action: Linking Research and Practice

1st Edition

Edited By John Harris
October 08, 2019

Originally published in 1986, there was a divorce between the immense amount of research taking place in child psychology and the real world of professional carers or teachers working with children at the time. The aim of this book was therefore to examine the relationship between research and ...

Cognitive Development and Education

Cognitive Development and Education

1st Edition

By Johanna Turner
October 08, 2019

Children think in a different way to adults. They also think differently at different ages. This book, originally published in 1984, studies the growth of those processes by means of which thinking evolves from infancy through childhood and adolescence into adulthood. It covers perception, memory, ...

Cognitive Strategies for Special Education Process-Based Instruction

Cognitive Strategies for Special Education: Process-Based Instruction

1st Edition

By Adrian F. Ashman, Robert N.F. Conway
October 08, 2019

Research on training programs for students with learning difficulties has usually focused on the development of social and behavioural skills and the acquisition of cognitive interventions and procedures. Originally published in 1989, this book attempts to apply the methods validated by research ...

Cognitive Style in Early Education

Cognitive Style in Early Education

1st Edition

Edited By Olivia N. Saracho
October 08, 2019

Cognitive style, a psychological construct, characterizes individual differences in styles of perceiving, remembering, thinking and judging. Originally published in 1990, this volume explores important findings emerging from contemporary research on cognitive style in young children and the ...

Community Psychology and the Schools A Behaviorally Oriented Multilevel Approach

Community Psychology and the Schools: A Behaviorally Oriented Multilevel Approach

1st Edition

By George J. Allen, Jack M. Chinsky, Stephen W. Larcen, John E. Lochman, Howard V. Selinger
October 08, 2019

Originally published in 1976, this volume begins with a theoretical overview of the major trends in the community psychology movement at the time, as well as a perspective on how the field was developing. The emphasis is on the utility of combining a preventative community-centered orientation with...

Contrary Imaginations A Psychological Study of the English Schoolboy

Contrary Imaginations: A Psychological Study of the English Schoolboy

1st Edition

By Liam Hudson
October 08, 2019

First published in 1966, this title describes two types of clever schoolboy, the ‘converger’ and the ‘diverger’. The intellectual and personal differences between these two types are examined in detail. This description is used as the foundation for a more general discussion of the motives which ...

Developing Thinking Approaches to Children's Cognitive Development

Developing Thinking: Approaches to Children's Cognitive Development

1st Edition

Edited By Sara Meadows
October 08, 2019

How children’s thinking develops and how it can be developed in education are among the most important questions in psychology. Studies of cognition in adults need to be supplemented by the developmental perspective, which often transforms them. Educational objectives will be most efficiently ...

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