Description

Social and emotional aspects of schooling and the learning environment can dramatically affect one's attention, understanding, and memory for learning.  This topic has been of increasing interest in both psychology and education, leading to an entire section being devoted to it in the third edition of the International Encyclopedia of Education.  Thirty-three articles from the Encyclopedia form this concise reference which focuses on such topics as social and emotional development, anxiety in schools, effects of mood on motivation, peer learning, and friendship and social networks.

Key Features

  • Saves researchers time in summarizing in one place what is otherwise an interdisciplinary field in cognitive psychology, personality, sociology, and education
  • Level of presentation focuses on critical research, leaving out the extraneous and focusing on need-to-know information
  • Contains contributions from top international researchers in the field
  • Makes MRW content affordable to individual researchers

Readership

Researchers and professors teaching all aspects of social and emotional aspects of learning.

Table of Contents

Motivation in learning

Interest

Attribution Theory

Intrinsic and Extrinsic Motivation

Achievement Goal Theory: Definitions, Correlates, and Unresolved Questions

Flow in Education

Sociocultural Issues in motivation

Culture in Motivation Research: A Challenging and Enriching Contribution

Motivating Students in Classrooms

Emotional experiences

Affect, mood and Emotions

Emotion in Educational Contexts

Cognition and Emotion

Poverty, Effects of on Social and Emotional Development

Social and Emotional Outcomes of Learning

Wellbeing

Empathy

Anxiety

Impact of Assessment on Students’ Test Anxiety

Educating Students with Emotional and Behavioral Disorders

Social interaction

Early Social Development and Schooling

Social interaction and Learning

Peer Interaction and learning

Peer Learning in the Classroom

Peer and Self-Assessment

Peer Relations and Socialization of Children and Adolescents with Special Needs and Adolescents with Disabilities

Social Aspects of Collaborative Learning

Self-regulatory processes

Self-Concept in Learning: Reciprocal Effects model Between Academic Self-Concept and Academic Achievement

Social Practices in School Assessment and Their Impact on Learner Identities

Self-Efficacy Beliefs

Volitional Control of learning

Motivation Regulation

Coping with Stressful Situations: An Important Aspect of Self-Regulation

Social relations in multiple learning environments

Children’s Friendship

Social Development and Schooling

Seeking help as an Adaptive Response to Learning Difficulties: Person, Situation, and Developmental Influences

Understanding How Leadership Influences Student Le

Details

No. of pages:
300
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2011
Published:
Imprint:
Elsevier
Print ISBN:
9780123814777
Electronic ISBN:
9780123814784