APA Handbook of Testing & Assessment in Psychology
Call Number: UCF Main Library General Collection - 1st Floor -- BF176.A63 2013
"This three-volume handbook is a comprehensive presentation of the theory and application of tests in psychology and education. It begins with an in-depth portrayal of psychometrics: the quantitative underpinning of testing. It then provides thorough, up-to-date and informative chapters related to five general application areas of testing - industrial/organizational psychology, clinical psychology (including health psychology), counseling psychology, school psychology, and educational testing."
Cambridge Handbook of the Learning Sciences
Call Number: UCF Main Library General Collection - 3rd Floor -- LB1060.C35 2014
"The interdisciplinary field of the learning sciences encompasses educational psychology, cognitive science, computer science, and anthropology, among other disciplines. In this dramatically revised second edition, leading scholars incorporate the latest research to provide practical advice on a wide range of issues. The authors address the best ways to write textbooks, design educational software, prepare effective teachers, organize classrooms, and use the Internet to enhance student learning. They illustrate the importance of creating productive learning environments both inside and outside school, including after school clubs, libraries, and museums."
Child Psychology: a handbook of contemporary issues
Call Number: UCF Main Library General Collection - 1st Floor -- BF721.C5155 2016
"The first three sections highlight research that is organized chronologically by age: Infancy, Childhood, and Adolescence. Within each section, individual chapters address contemporary research on a specific area of development, such as learning, cognition, social, and emotional development at that period in childhood. The fourth section, Ecological Influences, emphasizes contextual influences relevant to children of all ages, including risk and protective processes, family and neighborhood context, race and ethnicity, peer relations, the effects of poverty, and the impact of the digital world."
Call Number: UCF ONLINE General Collection -- LB 1027.55 2010
"ECCSP provides an easily accessible A-to-Z reference in one concise volume across these six key cross-cultural competency areas: Legal & Ethical Issues -- School Culture, Educational Policy, & Institutional Advocacy -- Psychoeducational Assessment & Related Issues -- Academic, Therapeutic, & Consultative Intervention -- Working with Interpreters -- Research."
"The field of educational psychology draws from a variety of diverse disciplines including: human development across the life span, measurement and statistics, learning and motivation and teaching. Within these different disciplines, many other fields are featured including psychology, anthropology, education, sociology, public health, school psychology, counselling, history and philosophy."
Handbook of Cognition & Assessment: frameworks, methodologies, & applications
Call Number: on order March 2017
"Offers a methodologically-rigorous review of cognitive and learning sciences models for testing purposes, as well as the latest statistical and technological know-how for designing, scoring, and interpreting results. Covers conceptual frameworks, modern methodologies, and applied topics, in a style and at a level of technical detail that will appeal to a wide range of readers from both applied and scientific backgrounds Considers emerging topics in cognitively-grounded assessment, including applications of emerging socio-cognitive models, cognitive models for human and automated scoring, and various innovative virtual performance assessments."
Handbook of Educational Psychology
Call Number: UCF Main Library General Collection - 3rd Floor -- LB1051.H2354 2016
Part I. Psychological Inquiry in Education -- Part II. Functional Processes for Learning -- Part III. Learner Readiness & Development -- Part IV. Building Knowledge & Subject Matter Expertise -- Part V. The Learning & Task Environment
"Over 50 international experts have combined their research and practical experience into 35 all-inclusive chapters, redefining the way teaching and learning is dispensed. This authoritative handbook details the needs of teachers, researchers, and scholars through state-of-the-art perspectives, exposing them to new ideas and interesting developments."
Routledge International Companion to Educational Psychology
Call Number: UCF Main Library General Collection - 3rd Floor -- LB1051.R688 2014
"Each chapter includes coverage of the key thinkers, topic areas, events, and ideas that have shaped the field, but also takes the reader beyond typical textbook material and into engagement with current issues, cutting-edge research and future directions in the field of educational psychology from an international perspective. With over 30 chapters, the volume is divided into four themed sections: 'An introduction to educational psychology', 'How children learn and develop', 'Issues concerning the assessment of children' and 'Identifying and meeting the needs of children with learning difficulties'."
Routledge International Handbook of Social Psychology of the Classroom
Call Number: UCF Main Library General Collection - 3rd Floor -- LB3013.R69 2015
"The Routledge International Handbook of Social Psychology of the Classroom presents the first comprehensive and integrated compilation of theory and research on topics related to the social cohesion of the classroom. Many of these topics have been studied independently; for example, motivation, self-concept, class management, class climate, and teacher expectations are generally studied separately by different groups of researchers. This handbook brings the evidence from different fields in social psychological classroom research together in one place for the first time to explore how these topics relate and how each factor influences students and their learning."
Call Number: UCF Main Library General Collection - 3rd Floor -- LB1060.S23 2015
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"Combining traditional views of learning and learning theory with sociocultural and historical perspectives, this Handbook brings together original contributions from respected researchers who are leading figures in the field. The Handbook is organized into four sections, each beginning with a short introduction: Philosophical, Sociological and Psychological Theories of Learning -- Models of Learning -- Learning, Curriculum, Pedagogy and Assessment -- Learning Dispositions, Life-Long Learning and Learning Environments"
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