An Introduction to Cognitive Education: Theory and Applications

An Introduction to Cognitive Education: Theory and Applications

By: Adrian F. Ashman (author), Robert N.F. Conway (author)Paperback

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This book provides an accessible introduction to the field of cognitive education. It explains the concepts commonly found in the cognitive psychology and cognitive education literatures, theories and models of human thinking and intelligent behavior, and how these have been applied to psychoeducational assessment, instruction, and the adaption of student behavior. The book includes numerous examples to explain the concepts, theories, and applications, and includes supplementary reading lists and study questions.

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About Author

Adrian Ashman is Director of the Fred and Eleanor Schonell Special Education Research Centre at the University of Queensland. Robert Conway teaches at the Special Education Centre at the University of Newcastle, New South Wales.


Illustrations. Education and Learning. Developing models of cognition. Cognition and cognitive concepts. Brain functions and problem solving. The tradition of psychoeducational assessment. Assessing cognitive skills and processes. Instruction and remediation. Cognitive methods for teaching and learning. Cognitive skills and social behaviours. Cognitive education and the school community.

Product Details

  • publication date: 17/04/1997
  • ISBN13: 9780415128407
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 282
  • ID: 9780415128407
  • weight: 476
  • ISBN10: 0415128404

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