Educational Psychology, 5th Edition by John Santrock

By John Santrock

John Santrock’s academic Psychology emphasizes the appliance of idea to genuine lecture room perform. With richly evocative lecture room vignettes from training lecturers and a wealth of case experiences, academic Psychology is helping scholars imagine severely concerning the examine foundation for most sensible practices. Santrock’s hallmark studying process organizes the content material into viable chunks below studying pursuits, aiding retention and mastery, in order that scholars may have a fascinating and profitable path adventure.

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By John Santrock

John Santrock’s academic Psychology emphasizes the appliance of idea to genuine lecture room perform. With richly evocative lecture room vignettes from training lecturers and a wealth of case experiences, academic Psychology is helping scholars imagine severely concerning the examine foundation for most sensible practices. Santrock’s hallmark studying process organizes the content material into viable chunks below studying pursuits, aiding retention and mastery, in order that scholars may have a fascinating and profitable path adventure.

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Ecological theory. 2. According to the information-processing approach, a 15-year-old can compute faster than a 10-year-old because the a. 15-year-old’s brain has had more time to develop, and the 15-year-old has had more experience working with numbers. b. 15-year-old has had more experiences of both positive and negative reinforcement. c . 15-year-old’s brain has lost many of its original connections and undergone demyelinization. d. 15-year-old has had much more time to develop rote memory skills.

Parks wants her students to know their basic math facts without having to stop to think about them. Therefore, Ms. Parks plays many math games with her second-grade students, such as addition and subtraction bingo, math bees, and card games. What is Ms. Parks’ goal in playing these games with her students? a. to help her students to develop automaticity in knowing their math facts b. to encourage strategy construction c . to foster encoding skills d. to improve metacognitive skills, such as self-awareness PORTFOLIO ACTIVITIES Now that you have a good understanding of this chapter, complete these exercises to expand your thinking.

Points for misspelled words. On objective items he has real problems. Usually, more than one answer will appear to be correct 1. What are the issues in this case? to him. Often he is “sure” he is correct, only to discover later 2. With what type of learning is George having difficulty? that he was mistaken. 3. What type of learning is easier for George? indd Page 257 11/12/10 11:45 AM user-f469 /Volumes/208/MHSF222/san7878x_disk 4. Design a study-skills program for George drawing on princidevices to help him understand.

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