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The Social Psychology of Education
An Introduction and Guide to its Study

ISBN 9780415864060
Published June 3, 2013 by Routledge
118 Pages

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Book Description

First Published in 1998. This is Volume XXIII of twenty-eight in the Sociology of Education series. This book seeks to provide an introduction and guide to social psychology of education. Written in 1944, it looks at the teacher and their changing role and personality when teaching from initial assessment, measurement of intelligence, use of instincts and modification of behaviour. This develops into addressing that pupils belong to different social groups that will influence their behaviour.

Table of Contents

Part 1 Teachers and the Pupils they Teach; Chapter 1 The Class Looks at the Teacher; Chapter 2 The Teacher Begins to Study the Class; Chapter 3 A Digression on Instincts and Related Topics; Chapter 4 Needs and their Satisfactions; Chapter 5 The Changing of Behaviour; Chapter 6 The Changing of Behaviour; Chapter 7 Processes Involved in Learning; Part 2 Pupils Belong to Many Groups; Chapter 8 Family Influences; Chapter 9 Community Influences; Chapter 10 School Influences; Chapter 11 Individuals within Groups; Part 3 Teachers are also Persons; Chapter 12 Development; Chapter 13 Maturity; Part 4 Learning is Sometimes Misdirected; Chapter 14 Educational Failures; Chapter 15 Treatment; Chapter 16 Conclusions;

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