Educational Psychology

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Transforming Self and Others through Research

Brings the transformative approaches of transpersonal psychology to research in the human sciences and humanities.

At Home in the World

By Eilon Schwartz
Subjects: Education

Explores how Darwin’s theory of human nature can inform educational philosophy.

The Very Thought of Education

A startling reading of the educational enterprise through a psychoanalytic lens.

Grade Inflation

Edited by Lester H. Hunt
Subjects: Education

An authoritative and provocative discussion of the key issues surrounding grade inflation and its possible effects on academic excellence.

The First Time Effect

A fresh look at study abroad programs on American college and university campuses.

Lost Subjects, Contested Objects

A study of love and hate in learning and an argument for why educators might begin with consideration of these psychical dynamics when interpreting the conflictive dreams of education.

The Future of Play Theory

This book looks at the impact of play on child development.

Variations on a Theme

This is the first book to take a multicultural perspective on the psychology of women, including the issues of ethnicity, religion, age, sexual orientation, socioeconomic class, and physical abilities.

Listening, Playing, Creating

This is a book on the therapeutic quality of music. Musicians, philosophers, music therapists, and others discuss their experiences.

Orientation to Inquiry in a Reflective Professional Psychology

This book approaches professional inquiry in psychology from a perspective that integrates research and practice and prepares students for the diversity of methods employed in the field. It examines a ...

Becoming an Agent

This book is about individuals who have made dramatic changes in their lives. In the beginning, these people were living as patients or victims of circumstance. In the end, they were living as agents, ...

Families and Schools in a Pluralistic Society

Recent research identifies increased parent involvement in education as a promising method to bolster student achievement. Statistics show that while many traditional white, middle class families have ...

Philosophy of Science, Cognitive Psychology, and Educational Theory and Practice

This edited volume extends existing discussions among philosophers of science, cognitive psychologists, and educational researchers on the the restructuring of scientific knowledge and the domain of science ...

The Art of Learning

Students who know how to tap their own resources have a better chance at success. The skills necessary to do this can be learned and it is the primary purpose of The Art of Learning to take them through ...

On Our Own Terms

By Maggie Mulqueen
Subjects: Education

By redefining current theories of competence motivation and sex-role identity, this work offers a powerful reconceptualiztion of what it means to be a competent woman in today's society. Analyses of case ...

Self-Perspectives across the Life Span

When and how is the self acquired and what characterizes its development and change over the life span? What are the implications of using different methodologies to study the self with different age ...

Class, Race, and Gender in American Education

Most educators might agree that the hidden agendas on class, race, and gender, to a large extent, condition and determine the form and the content of schooling. But, how much of this situation is due ...