Learning and Instruction (2nd Revised edition)

Learning and Instruction (2nd Revised edition)

By: Richard E. Mayer (author)Paperback

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How do people learn? How can instruction promote learning? Learning and Instruction, second edition, thoroughly and succinctly answers these two fundamental educational psychology questions. The author focuses on the big ideas, preferring that students understand a few exemplary ideas deeply, rather than numerous ideas superficially. The book is research-based and painstakingly shows how specific instructional implications follow from research and theory. Coverage is organized around the two sides of the educational coin, learning in subject areas and instructional methods, that foster meaningful learning. The text uses clear definitions, concrete examples, active learning tasks and a conversational writing style that easily engages readers by addressing them directly.

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Chapter 1 Introduction to Learning and Instruction SECTION I LEARNING Chapter 2 Learning to Read Fluently Chapter 3 Learning to Read for Comprehension Chapter 4 Learning to Write Chapter 5 Learning Mathematics Chapter 6 Learning Science SECTION II INSTRUCTION Chapter 7 Teaching by Giving Productive Feedback Chapter 8 Teaching by Providing Concreteness, Activity, and Familiarity Chapter 9 Teaching by Explaining Examples Chapter 10 Teaching by Guiding Cognitive Processing During Learning Chapter 11 Teaching by Fostering Learning Strategies Chapter 12 Teaching by Fostering Problem-Solving Strategies Chapter 13 Teaching by Creating Cognitive Apprenticeship in Classrooms and Beyond Chapter 14 Teaching by Priming Students' Motivation to Learn References Author Index Subject Index

Product Details

  • publication date: 26/03/2007
  • ISBN13: 9780131707719
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 576
  • ID: 9780131707719
  • weight: 839
  • ISBN10: 013170771X
  • edition: 2nd Revised edition

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