From The Dawn Of Civilization, Man Has Been Marching In Search Of Wisdom. Various Experiments Are Projected Through Education, So That Humanity, Happiness And Harmony Be Wedded Together. Education Is Indispensable For Making Life And Living Meaningful And Purposive. Its Significance Cannot Be Fully Appreciated Unless It Is Looked At In Proper Perspectives Philosophical, Sociological And Psychological.Psychology Has A Very Significant Bearing On Education Because Of Its Influence On The Various Factors Related To Learning And Teaching. The Fundamental Principles In Psychology Have Tremendous Impact On Education And Teaching.Without The Knowledge Of Psychology A Teacher Is At A Loss To Understand The Needs And Problems In A Child S Life.Psychology Provides The Key To Know The Individual Differences And Meets Them With Appropriate Educational Programmes. It Also Helps The Teachers To Offer Guidance And Counselling To The Pupils. In Fact, Psychology Places Education On A Scientific Basis And Brings Dignity To Education As A Discipline.The Experimental Approach Has Become Feasible Because Of The Contribution Of Psychology To Education.Powers And Propensities Of Mind Have Been Analysed With The Help Of Psychological Techniques And Measurement Of Mind Has Been A Reality With The Introduction Of Psychology As An Objective Science. Besides, It Has Been Possible To Mark Out The Different Areas Of Mental Operation. The Mental Process And The Product, Its Structure And Function Have Been Discussed At Length In The Present Book For Bringing Out The Practical Value Of Psychological Approach.It Is Hoped That The Present Book Will Prove Immensely Useful For The Students And Teachers Of Both Education And Psychology. Even The General Readers Will Find It Highly Informative.
Psychological Foundations of Education presents some of the principles of psychology that are relevant to learning and teaching. It presents an alternative answer to the problem of the bifurcation of general and educational psychology in the curriculum of teacher preparation. While the solution is provisional and has obvious imperfections, it is offered in the hope that it may stimulate discussion of the problem and other solutions and/or explicit justifications for past practice. Key concepts discussed include teachers’ attitudes and behavior, different types of learning, technology in education, forgetting and extinction, child development, and intelligence measurements. Also covered are the assessment of educational achievement, the social psychology of the classroom, and education in urban schools. This text should have a variety of uses in classes where students are preparing for teaching. It was written specifically for those situations in which the prospective teacher is introduced to psychology through a one- or two-semester integrated sequence.
The basic theme of this book is the growing child and the challenges that the teacher faces through various stages of child growth. Concepts and methods relevant to classroom teaching and their practical implications have been dealt with.
The Volume Provides Not Only A Holistic View Of Various Facets Of Education But Also Discuss The Futurology And The Role Of Educational Institutions In Meeting The Forthcoming Challenges. To Provide A Comprehensive Overview Of Emerging Concerns In The Field Of Educator, Inspiring And Thought-Provoking Views Of Great Thinkers Of The East And The West Are Given In An Easy-To-Understand Language, With A Critical And Meaningful Analysis Where Needed. The Role Of The Family, Neighbourhood, Community And The School In The Optimum Development And Growth Of The Personality Of The Child Is Suitably Highlighted. The Book Offers Practical Suggestions In Making The Teaching-Learning Process Lively, Inspiring And Effective. It Will Be A Valuable Addition For The Libraries Used By Research Scholars, Teachers And Students Of The Subjects Dealt In The Volume.
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