Educational Psychology: For Learning and Teaching, Australia-New Zealand Edition

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Educational Psychology for Learning and Teaching adopts a developmental perspective to examine key concepts and issues in educational psychology, catering for those who are planning to work with any age range from early childhood to adolescence and beyond. This wholly Australasian text broadly covers the key theories and concepts in educational psychology in a clear, student-friendly style.

In this third edition, the growing areas of motivation and engagement in learning, classroom management, assessment for learning, cyberbullying and student social relationships are covered in greater depth. The text positions current continues to feature current research in inclusive education, child development, teaching and learning approaches, and the use of information and communications technologies in the teaching and learning process. By positioning contemporary research alongside traditional theories to provide , it provides a clear framework of theory and evidence that supports modern educational practices.

Educational Psychology for Learning and Teaching is written for education students by experienced and renowned practitioners with backgrounds in teaching, educational psychology and child development. It successfully links theory to practice through the inclusion of case studies, reviews of research on best practice and classroom application activities.

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Professor Kerri-Lee Krause is Pro Vice-Chancellor (Education) and Professor of Higher Education at the University of Western Sydney. She works with colleagues to enhance the quality of learning, teaching and academic quality across the University. She is nationally and internationally recognised for her research on the contemporary undergraduate student experience and implications for the quality of learning and teaching in universities. Her research expertise spans broadly across higher education policy areas, with a focus on the changing student experience, the evolving nature of academic work and implications for quality and standards in higher education.

Dr Sandra Bochner is an Honorary Associate (formerly Associate Professor) at the Australian Centre of Educational Studies at Macquarie University, Sydney and has over 40 years' experience teaching and researching in the area of educational psychology and child development. Sandra’s specific interests include the early development of children with developmental delay and those at risk of difficulties in learning, particularly in aspects of language development. She has previously convened large introductory teaching units in educational psychology and has published widely in the field of special education.

Dr Sue Duchesne is a Lecturer in the School of Education at the University of Wollongong and coordinates the teacher education programs at the University of Wollongong's Bega Campus. She has experience teaching in primary and secondary schools, as well as in the tertiary sector, and currently lectures in educational psychology, child development and pedagogy.

Dr Anne McMaugh is a Lecturer of Educational Psycholgoy in the School of Education, Macquarie University. Anne currently teaches in educational psychology, child development, social development and inclusive education. In addition Anne has teaching experience in both primary and secondary schools and has conducted research in school, hospital and community education settings.

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