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eText: 
ISBN-13 9780137001163ISBN-10 0137001169
Print: 
ISBN-10 0-13-700114-2ISBN-13 978-0-13-700114-9
Author(s): Jeanne Ellis Ormrod
Publisher: Pearson
Copyright year: © 2011 Pages: 744
Description

A leading text for introductory courses in educational psychology

Focuses on helping the reader see and apply the core concepts and principles of educational psychology

Educational Psychology: Developing Learners is known for its exceptionally clear and engaging writing, its in-depth focus on learning, and its extensive concrete applications.  Its unique approach helps students understand concepts by encouraging them to examine their own learning and then showing them how to apply these concepts as teachers.  The book concentrates on core concepts and principles and gives students an in-depth understanding of the central ideas of educational psychology–helping students better understand the children and adolescents they will one day teach.

More than any other educational psychology text, this text moves seamlessly between theory and applications, features the most extensive and integrated coverage of diversity, and includes innumerable concrete examples to help students connect educational psychology to real children and classrooms.

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