Great Myths of Education and Learning (Great Myths of Psychology)

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Great Myths of Education and Learning (Great Myths of Psychology)

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Great Myths of Education and Learning reviews the scientific research on a number of widely-held misconceptions pertaining to learning and education, including misconceptions regarding student characteristics, how students learn, and the validity of various methods of assessment.

  • A collection of the most important and influential education myths in one book, with in-depth examinations of each topic
  • Focusing on research evidence regarding how people learn and how we can know if learning has taken place, the book provides a highly comprehensive review of the evidence contradicting each belief
  • Topics covered include student characteristics related to learning, views of how the learning process works, and issues related to teaching techniques and testing

Jeffrey D. Holmes is an Associate Professor of Psychology at Ithaca College in Ithaca, New York. He teaches courses on general psychology, testing and assessment, research methods, and controversial psychological issues. Dr Holmes has published original research on racial attitudes as well as the teaching of psychology, and has published several book chapters on topics related to the importance of scientific thinking in understanding human behavior. He is the author of Social Psychology: Student Handbook to Psychology (2012).

ISBN: 9781118709382

ISBN-10: 9781118709382

Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell

Publication Date: 05/02/2016 - 12:00am

On Sale: 05/02/2016 - 12:00am

Pages: 224

Language: English


Education, Training & Supervision

Educational Psychology