This edited book examines some of the current inquiry related to the study of emotions in educational contexts. There has been a notable increased interest in educational research on emotions.
Emotion in Education represents some of the most exciting and current research on emotions and education, and has the potential to impact research in this area. This combination of variety, timeliness, potential for transformation of the field, and uniqueness make this a "must-have" resource for academics in the fields of education, educational psychology, emotion psychology, cultural psychology, sociology, and teacher education.
The chapters have been written for scholars in the area, but authors also wrote with graduate students in mind. Therefore, the book is also be a great volume for graduate seminars.
Provides in-depth examination of emotions in educational contexts Includes international roster of contributors who represent a variety of disciplines *Represents a number of different research approaches
Scholars and graduate students in general psychology, social psychology, developmental psychology, and educational psychology
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Paul Schutz is a member of the Educational Psychology program at the University of Texas, San Antonio. After completing his Ph.D. from the University of Texas, Austin he was a faculty member at the University of Arkansas, University of Akron and the University of Georgia. His major areas of research pertain the nature of goals in self-directed knowing, learning and emotion; emotions and emotional regulation; goals and goal development; teacher and emotions in the classroom and research methods. With his colleagues, he has published a number of chapters and articles on students' and teacher goals and emotion in journals like the Journal of Educational Psychology, Contemporary Educational Psychology, Anxiety, Stress and Coping: An International Journal, and Educational Psychologist. He is a past co-editor of the Educational Researcher: News and Comments section, the Program Chair for Division C of the American Educational Research Association and Secretary for Division 15 of the American Psychological Association.
University of Texas, San Antonio, US
Reinhard Pekrun is a professor of educational psychology and Associate Director at the Department of Psychology, University of Munich, Germany. After studying psychology, education, and philosophy at several German universities, he received his Ph.D. from the University of Munich in 1982. Before being appointed full professor in 1994, he was assistant professor at the universities of Bochum and Munich, and associate professor at the universities of Heidelberg, Frankfurt, and Regensburg. He is a visiting professor at the universities of Manitoba, Canada, and Zurich, Switzerland. His major areas of research pertain to students' emotion, motivation, and self-regulated learning, the development of educational assessment, and the evaluation of classroom instruction and educational systems. At present, he is the lead investigator of a large-scale, interdisciplinary longitudinal study on high school students' motivation, and personality development, and contributed numerous articles to journals like the Journal of Educational Psychology, Contemporary Educational Psychology, Learning and Instruction, the International Journal of Educational research, and Cognition and Emotion. He is past-president of the Stress and Anxiety Research Society and has been co-editor of the German Journal of Developmental and Educational Psychology. Currently, he serves as so-editor of Anxiety, Stress and Coping: An international Journal, and as a member of the Senate of the University of Munich. Being involved in the OECD's Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA), he is active in policy development and implementation, and serves on a number of national and international committees on school reform.
University of Munich, Germany