Psychological Research in the Classroom

Psychological Research in the Classroom

Issues for Educators and Researchers

1st Edition - January 1, 1982

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  • Editors: Teresa M. Amabile, Margaret L. Stubbs
  • eBook ISBN: 9781483190341

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Psychological Research in the Classroom: Issues for Educators and Researchers is a collection of papers the tackles various psychological concerns in the context of education. The articles in the title emphasize the role of psychological research in improving the overall quality of education. The first part of the text covers issues, such as the gap between teachers and researchers and the applicability of research findings. In the second part, the selection details the capability of psychological research in addressing educational issues. Next, the title talks about educational practitioners’ research needs and their role in research. The last part discusses the prospect for research in the classroom. The book will be of great use to educators and psychologists.

Table of Contents

  • Preface


    Part I: The Issues

    Introduction to Part I

    1 Psychological Research in the Classroom: An Introduction to the Issues

    2 Conversation I: The Gap between Teachers and Researchers

    3 Conversation II: Issues in the Application of Research Results

    4 A Visit to the Teachers' Lounge: A Dialogue on School Research

    Part II: What Research Can Offer

    Introduction to Part II

    5 Social Psychologists in the Classroom

    6 Developmental Psychologists in the Classroom

    7 The Knowledge Base on Teaching: It's Here, Now

    8 Methodology: Considerations for Classroom Research

    Part III: Practitioners' Roles in Research

    Introduction to Part III

    9 Personal Research

    10 Design Criteria for Collaborative Classroom Research

    11 Practitioners and Research: A Practitioner's View

    12 How Educators Make Decisions about Research: Research in the Brookline Public Schools

    Part IV: Practitioners' Research Needs

    Introduction to Part IV

    13 Teacher Talk as a Tool for Effective Research

    14 Writing about Practice

    15 Case Study I: A Program for the Gifted

    16 Case Study II: A Day Care Center

    Part V: Prospects for Research in the Classroom

    Introduction to Part V

    17 Guess Who's Coming to the Classroom

    18 Beyond the Ivory Tower

    19 Some Guidelines for Collaboration between Educators and Researchers

    Author Index

    Subject Index

    About the Editors and Contributors

Product details

  • No. of pages: 288
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Pergamon 1982
  • Published: January 1, 1982
  • Imprint: Pergamon
  • eBook ISBN: 9781483190341

About the Editors

Teresa M. Amabile

Margaret L. Stubbs

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