John Santrock’s Educational Psychology emphasizes the application of theory to real classroom practice. With richly evocative classroom vignettes from practicing teachers and a wealth of case studies, Educational Psychology helps students think critically about the research basis for best practices. Santrock’s hallmark Learning System organizes the content into manageable chunks under learning goals, supporting retention and mastery, so that students will have an engaging and successful course experience.
About the Author
John W. Santrock received his Ph.D. from the College of Education and Human Development at the University of Minnesota. He taught at the University of Charleston and the University of Georgia before joining the faculty at the University of Texas at Dallas. He has worked as a school psychologist and currently teaches educational psychology every year at the undergraduate level. In 2006, John received the University of Texas at Dallas Excellence in teaching award. His research has included publications in the Journal of Educational Psychology that focus on the contextual aspects of affectively-toned cognition and children’s self-regulatory behavior as well as teachers’ perceptions of children from divorced families. He has been a member of the editorial boards of Developmental Psychology and Child Development. His publications include these exceptional McGraw-Hill texts: Child Development, 13th Ed; Life-Span Development, 14th Edition; Adolescence, 14th Edition; Psychology, 7th Edition; and Educational Psychology, 4th Edition.
It’s very informational, but very easy to read and understand unlike other psychology books that I’ve read in the past.
This book is an easy read. The text is well written. The format is informative, easy to follow. This is one of the better text books I have used.
Product Details :
- Paperback: 704 pages
- Publisher: McGraw-Hill Humanities/Social Sciences/Languages; 5 edition (December 28, 2010)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 007337878X
- ISBN-13: 978-0073378787
- Product Dimensions: 10.8 x 9 x 1 inches