Educational Psychology, Fifth Canadian Edition with MyEducationLab (5th Edition)

 
9780132575270: Educational Psychology, Fifth Canadian Edition with MyEducationLab (5th Edition)
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For years the gold standard in its field, the new Canadian edition of Educational Psychology continues that tradition of excellence with updated Canadian content and statistics, an enhanced layout, improved pedagogy, and fully integrated MyEducationLab media content. This fifth Canadian edition emphasizes Canada’s multicultural context and provides information about reaching diverse learners with added content through the text. As well, the new “Diversity and Convergences” sections highlight the similarities and differences among students in today’s classroom. An entire new chapter, “The Learning Sciences and Constructivism” explores the latest findings of modern views about education.

            Along with its new content, Educational Psychology continues to integrate foundational theories and recent research and demonstrates how to apply this knowledge in real life situations. It shows how and why students learn and the roles of educational professions in motivating and guiding learning. Point/Counterpoint boxes acknowledge controversies and prepare readers to make informed decisions. In maintaining its tradition of excellence, and enhancing its design and content, Educational Psychology, 5th Canadian Edition will remain the gold standard in the field.

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Anita E. Woolfolk is a Professor in the College of Education, The Ohio State University. She was previously the Chair of the Department of Educational Psychology of the Graduate School of Education, Rutgers University. Her professional offices include Vice-President for Division K (Teaching & Teacher Education) of the American Educational Research Association and President of Division 15 (Educational Psychology) of the American Psychological Association. She is also the editor of Theory Into Practice, a journal that provides multiple perspectives and scholarly discussions of issues that concern educators. Her research interests include teacher cognition, student perceptions of teachers, teachers’ beliefs, student motivation, and the application of educational psychology to teaching. Her work appears in the Journal of Educational Psychology , American Educational Research Journal, Review of Research in Education, Teaching and Teacher Education, the Elementary School Journal, Action in Teacher Education, Teachers College Record, Educational Researcher, and the Educational Psychologist.

 

Philip H. Winne is an Associate Professor in the Faculty of Education at the University of British Columbia and Canada Research Chair in Self-Regulated Learning & Learning Technologies. His research interests include self-regulated learning, metacognition, motivation, study tactics and learning strategies, adaptive software for researching, and promoting self-regulated learning.

 

Nancy E. Perry is an Associate Professor in the Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology, and Special Education at the University of British Columbia. She is also a Special Education Coordinator and a Learning Disabilities Program Coordinator. Her research interests include metacognition, motivation, and self-regulated learning in elementary school children; social perspectives on teaching and learning, including social and cognitive and sociocultural theories; teacher development; individual differences; and learning disabilities.

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“[I] have used Woolfolk for years, originally in a Faculty of Education — recommended by a colleague a decade ago.  I have retained it in an undergrad psych course, as it is thorough and interesting to students....it sparks an interest in choosing teaching as a career, and many retain the text due to the wonderful details and varied presentation.... I think it is the gold standard and I recommend this text.”

--Jeff St. Pierre, University of Western Ontario

 

“I like the content of this text and the students seem to like the text. I have not yet found a comparable option but I have reviewed many.”

--Carlin J. Miller, University of Windsor

 

“I have always used Woolfolk (I think I even used it when I taught Ed. Psych. in the US). I think it’s a strong book.”

--Jill Singleton-Jackson, University of Windsor

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