Psychological Perspectives on Early Childhood Education Reframing Dilemmas in Research and Practice
Cognitive Perspectives on Peer Learning
By Stanley J. Vitello, Dennis E. Mithaug
May 13, 2016
This book provides new information on how various inclusion policies have been implemented in different schools and school districts in North America and in a range of European countries. The purpose of inclusion policy is to prevent the marginalization of people who experience unfavorable ...
By Susan L. Golbeck
May 07, 2015
The field of early childhood education and the science of psychology have a long and closely intertwined history. The study of young children's learning within school contexts provides a test of developmental theory while at the same time identifies the limits of psychology for informing practice. ...
By Angela M. O'Donnell, Alison King
February 01, 1999
The contribution of this volume to the literature on peer learning is its focus on approaches that reflect a common concern with cognitive processes based in developmental, information processing, or more generally, constructivist perspectives on peer learning. Although the clear importance of the ...
By Alisa Belzer
January 22, 2007
This volume revisits, problematizes, and expands the meaning of quality in the context of adult basic education. Covering a wide range of relevant topics, it includes contributors from the realms of both policy and practice and encompasses both the major instructional areas-reading, writing, and ...
By Angela M. O'Donnell, Cindy E. Hmelo-Silver, Gijsbert Erkens
November 14, 2012
This volume presents research findings on the use of technology to support learning and reasoning in collaborative contexts. Featuring a variety of theoretical perspectives, ranging from sociocultural to social psychological to information processing views, Collaborative Learning, Reasoning, and ...
By N. Ken Shimahara, Ivan Z. Holowinsky, Saundra Tomlinson-Clarke
July 26, 2012
This volume explores contemporary issues of ethnic, cultural, and national identities and their influence on the social construction of identity. These issues are analyzed from the perspective of seven nations: China, Israel, Japan, South Africa, Ukraine, Wales, and the United States. While ...
By Beth C. Rubin, James M. Giarelli
March 02, 2012
This book explores four interrelated themes: rethinking civic education in light of the diversity of U.S. society; re-examining these notions in an increasingly interconnected global context; re-considering the ways that civic education is researched and practiced; and taking stock of where we are ...