Advanced Educational Psychology, 7/e

Advanced Educational Psychology, 7/e

Authors : S S Chauhan

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About the Author

S S Chauhan :- S S Chauhan was Professor and Dean, Faculty of Education, Himachal Pradesh University, Shimla. He worked in the field of education for about half a century, and contributed articles and research papers on problems of education in reputed journals. His other two books are Principles and Techniques of Guidance and Innovation in Teaching-Learning Process, both published by Vikas.
 

About the Book

Over the years this book has earned a name for itself because of the completeness of coverage and simplicity of presentation. All the topics have been dealt with in great detail and depth. The book has been organized into six parts. Part one gives the broad outline of the area where the teacher can use the knowledge of educational psychology, the systems of psychology and their contribution to education. Part Two deals with two major families of learning theory. Part Three explains the theories of motivation, classroom techniques of motivation, remembering, forgetting and learning concepts. Part Four has been devoted to intelligence, its theories and measurement, aptitude and interest. Part Five discusses psychology of adjustment, mental mechanism, mental hygiene, and psychotherapy. Part six analyses the education of exceptional children, psychodynamics of group behaviour and innovations in teaching-learning of group behaviour.
 

Contents

Part-One: 1. Contribution of Psychology to Education and Educational Methods, 2. Systems of Psychology, 3. Growth and Development, 4. Psychology of Adolescene-I, 5. Psychology of Adolescence-II, Part-Two: 6. Theories of Learning-I, 7. Theories of Learning-II, 8. Theories of Learning-III, 9. Cognitive Field Theories, 10. Programmed Learning, Part-Three: 11. Theory of Motivation and Classroom Learning, 12. Remembering and Forgetting, 13. Learning of Concepts and Problem Solving, 14. Transfer of Training or Learning, Part-Four: 15. Intelligence and its Theories, 16. Measuring Intelligence, Aptitude and Interest, 17. Personality and its Theories-I, 18. Personality and its Theories-II, 19. Determinants of Personality, 20. Personality Assessment, Part-Five: 21. Psychology of Adjustment, 22. Adjustment Mechanisms, 23. Mental Health, 24. Psychotherapy and Allied Techniques, Part-Six: 25. Education of Exceptional Children-I, 26. Education of Exceptional Children-II, 27. Group Dynamics • Appendices & Index
 

Key Features

• Deals with the complete gamut of educational psychology childhood and adolescence psychological developmet, cognition and learning, motivation, personality, intelligence, adjustment, health and therapies, education of exceptional children, and the metrics involved in these.
• Includes new thoughts in the field like Theory of Multiple Intelligences (Howard Gardner) and Emotional Intelligence (Daniel Goleman).
• Gives a detailed exposition of contribution of psychology to education.
• The Assignments at the end of the chapters will help the students in reinforcing their learning.