Table of contents for The psychology of effective learning and teaching / Matt Jarvis.


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. 4    Chapter 1    The Learner and the Teacher                         1
Defining learning and teaching
Visions of the learner
Visions of the teacher
A model of reflectivity for this book
Reflectivity and craft-knowledge
Conclusions and personal reflections
..  ,  Chapter 2    Cognitive Development and Learning                 17
Piagetian theory
Vygotskian theory
The modular challenge to constructivist theories
Conclusions and personal reflections
..0 *  :  Chapter 3  Intelligence and Academic Ability                 41
Intelligence and academic ability
Intelligence as a social construct
The importance of beliefs about intelligence
IQ testing
General intelligence and multiple intelligences
Sternberg's triarchic theory of intelligence
Developing intelligence and educational ability
Conclusions and personal reflections
*** .   Chapter 4    Styles of Thinking, Learning and Studying          71
Defining terms: cognitive style, learning strategy and learning style
What makes a good system for classifying learning styles?
Cognitive styles
Field dependence
Multidimensional systems of learning styles
Comparing the systems
Learning strategies
Conclusions and personal reflections
*   Chapter 5    Thinking Skills                                    95
What are thinking skills?
The rationale underlying current work on developing thinking
Programmes for the development of thinking skills
Thinking skills in higher education
Conclusions and personal reflections
S* **   Chapter 6    Motivation                                   117
The significance of motivation
Maslow's hierarchy of needs
Self-determination theory
Attribution theory
Self-efficacy
Goal orientation theory
The effect of expectations on motivation
Conclusions and personal reflections
.****   Chapter 7    Emotional Factors in Learning                137
Learning and relationships
Research into relationships and education
Peer relationships
Emotional intelligence
Conclusions and personal reflections
- ., 0  Chapter 8    ICT and Learning                             163
Explanations of some basic terms
Evidence for the effectiveness of ILT in enhancing learning
Factors affecting the uptake of ICT and ILT
Benefits of ILT: the constructivist understanding
Benefits of ILT: the social constructivist understanding
Individual differences in ILT use
Conclusions and personal reflections
.** <   Chapter 9    Teacher Stress                               179
The legal context
Defining teacher stress: where psychology meets politics
The experience of teacher stress
Causal factors in teacher stress
A transactional picture
Managing teacher stress
Conclusions and personal reflections
. * *   Chapter 10    Education Research                          203
The historical context
The aims and purpose of education research
Epistemological foundations
Qualitative and quantitative methods
Major research methods
Multiple studies: review and meta-analysis
Criticisms and limitations of education research
Conclusions and personal reflections



Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Teaching Psychological aspects, Learning, Psychology of, Educational psychology