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By John W. Santrock

John Santrock’s Educational Psychology emphasizes the appliance of concept to actual school room perform. With richly evocative lecture room vignettes from training lecturers and a wealth of case stories, Educational Psychology is helping scholars imagine seriously concerning the learn foundation for top practices. Santrock’s hallmark studying approach organizes the content material into conceivable chunks less than studying pursuits, assisting retention and mastery, in order that scholars could have an attractive and winning path adventure.

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Powell, Eastern Illinois University Geoff Quick, Lansing Community College Barbara L. Radigan, Community College of Allegheny County Sandra Nagel Randall, Saginaw Valley State University Nan Bernstein Ratner, University of Maryland—College Park Marla Reese-Weber, Illinois State University Robert Rice, Western Oregon University Lynda Robinson, University of the Ozarks James Rodriquez, San Diego State University Susan Rogers, Columbus State Community College Lawrence R. Rogien, Columbus State Community College Paul Rosenberg, Muhlenberg College Deborah Salih, University of Northern Iowa Jill Salisbury-Glennon, Auburn University Ala Samarapungavan, Purdue University Charles Jeff Sandoz, University of Louisiana Rolando A.

Applefield, University of North Carolina— Wilmington Elizabeth C. Arch, Pacific University Robert R. Ayres, Western Oregon University Bambi Bailey, Midwestern State University Jeffrey Baker, Rochester Institute of Technology Melissa Lorenson Barstow, Community College of Rhode Island Dorothy A. Battle, Georgia Southern University Douglas Beed, University of Montana, Missoula Richard Benedict, Madonna University John T. Binfet, California State University—San Bernadino, Christopher S. Boe, Pfeiffer University Joseph Braun, California State University—Dominguez Hills Roger Briscoe, Indiana University of Pennsylvania Jonathan Brown, Clarion University Kathy Brown, University of Central Oklahoma Randy Brown, University of Central Oklahoma Robert G.

Three pioneers—William James, John Dewey, and E. L. Thorndike—stand out in the early history of educational psychology. educational psychology The branch of psychology that specializes in understanding teaching and learning in educational settings. 2 William James Soon after launching the first psychology textbook, Principles of Psychology (1890), William James (1842–1910) gave a series of lectures called “Talks to Teachers” (James, 1899/1993) in which he discussed the applications of psychology to educating children.

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