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Instructional Psychology: Past, Present, and Future Trends - Sixteen Essays in Honour of Erik De Corte

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25 Aug 2006
Emerald Group Publishing Limited
342 pages - 165 x 240 x 18mm
Advances in Learning and Instruction Series


To celebrate Erik De Cortes scientific career in the international scientific field of instructional psychology, high profile researchers and scholars were invited by the editors to write an essay on the past, present, and future of the subdomain of instructional psychology of their personal interest and expertise. This book addresses the core topics of the learning sciences from a diversity of perspectives. The sixteen chapters are grouped into the following six sections: Learning and Development; Learning, Reasoning, and Problem Solving; Motivational and Emotional Aspects of Learning; Learning and Assessment; Learning and Technology, and Instructional and Organizational Designs for Learning. These chapters provide overviews of and commentaries on the past decades of research on learning and teaching. Furthermore, the authors look also at the future of research on learning and instruction and its changing role in our fast developing knowledge society. 16 chapters are written by high profile researchers and scholars. Content provides both a review of existing literature and a discussion of the future of the discipline
Preface Prof. dr. dr. h.c. Erik De Corte: A Biographical Sketch Introduction Part I: Learning and Development 1. Curriculum, Pedagogy, and Learning in Early Childhood: Sites for Struggle Sites for Progress Elizabeth Wood and Neville Bennett 2. Mathematics in the Mind: Architecture, Development, and Educational Implications Andreas Demetriou and Areti Panaoura 3. Attentional Processes, Abstraction, and Transfer in Early Mathematical Development Erno Lehtinen and Minna M. Hannula 4. Examining Mathematics Learning From a Conceptual Change Point of View: Implications for the Design of Learning Environments Stella Vosniadou and Xenia Vamvakoussi Part II: Learning, Reasoning, and Problem Solving 5. Reasoning With Mental Tools and Physical Artifacts in Everyday Problem-Solving Roger Saljo, Ann-Charlotte Eklund, and Asa Makitalo 6. Modelling for Life: Developing Adaptive Expertise in Mathematical Modelling From an Early age Wim Van Dooren, Lieven Verschaffel, Brian Greer, and Dirk De Bock Part III: Motivational and Emotional Aspects of Learning 7. Motivated Learning: What Is it and How can it Be Enhanced? Monique Boekaerts and Rob Martens 8. Student Learning in Context: Understanding the Phenomenon and the Person Noel Entwistle, Velda McCune, and Max Scheja 9. The Unhappy Moralist Effect: Emotional Conflicts Between Being Good and Being Successful Fritz Oser, Evi Schmid, and Lisa Hattersley Part IV: Learning and Assessment 10. Educational Assessment: Towards Better Alignment Between Theory and Practice James W. Pellegrino and Daniel T. Hickey 11. Learning and the Emerging New Assessment Culture Filip Dochy, David Gijbels, and Mien Segers Part V: Learning and Technology 12. The Difficult Marriage Between Education and Technology: Is the Marriage Doomed? Gavriel Salomon and Dani Ben-Zvi 13. Computer Support for Collaborative Learning Environments Heinz Mandl, Bernhard Ertl, and Birgitta Kopp 14. E-pedagogies for Networked Learning Robert-Jan Simons and Maarten de Laat Part VI: Instructional and Organizational Designs for Learning 15. From Individual Learning to Organizational Designs for Learning Lauren B. Resnick and James P. Spillane 16. From Plato to Brown and Beyond: Theory, Practice, and the Promise of Design Experiments Denis C. Phillips and Jonathan R. Dolle Contributors Author Index Subject Index

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