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.

Details

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

About the author

Sanna Jarvela

Affiliations and Expertise

University of Oulu