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Essentials of Educational Psychology | SK Mangal - PHI

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Print Book ISBN : 9788120330559
Pages : 736
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Binding : Paperback



A harmonious blend of the theoretical and practical aspects of educational psychology, this student-friendly text provides a base for the understanding of the subject. The book discusses the various aspects of growth and development, specifically during childhood and adolescence, and accords due importance to the cognitive aspect of human behaviour with elaborate text on intelligence, creativity, thinking, reasoning and problem-solving. Besides maintaining a logical progression of topics, the author has interspersed the text with examples and illustrations to provide an in-depth analysis of the subject matter.

This book is recommended in Dibrugarh University, Assam for M.A. (Education), Cotton College State University, Assam, Gauhati University, Assam for B.A. (Education), East Lakhimpur College, Assam for B.A. (Education), North Eastern Hill University (NEHU), Meghalaya, Calcutta University for B.Ed., University of Calcutta for B.A (Hons) Education University of Burdwan, West Bengal for B.Ed., Netaji Subhash Open University, Kolkata for M.A. (Education), University of Kalyani, Kalyani for B.Ed., Asutosh College, West Bengal, Gokhale Memorial Girls College, West Bengal, Ravenshaw University, Cuttack for M.A. (Education), Central University of Orissa, for B.Ed., Patna University, T.M. Bhagalpur University, Bihar, Magadh University Bodh Gaya, Bihar, Aryabhat Knowledge University, Patna, Nagaland University, Nagaland for B.A. (Education), Mizoram University, Manipur University.

The book is ideally suited for the B.Ed. and B.A. (Education) courses but can also be a valuable reference for teachers, teacher-trainees, and practising counsellors at various levels of school education. KEY FEATURES • Cogent and coherent style of writing • Assignment problems and sample tests at the end of various chapters • Wide range of examples and over 50 illustrations to support and explain the topics discussedYou can also purchase the book from our offline store Saraswati Books located at Gurubagh, Luxa Road or Nai Sarak Road opposite Green Lodge, Varanasi, U.P, India.


Preface. 1. Psychology—Meaning, Nature and Scope. 2. Educational Psychology—Meaning, Nature and Scope. 3. Methods of Studying Behaviour. 4. Heredity and Environment. 5. Human Growth and Development—Stages and Dimensions. 6. Physical Growth and Development. 7. Cognitive or Mental Development. 8. Emotional Development and Emotional Intelligence. 9. Social Development. 10. Spiritual Development (Development of Character). 11. Stage Specific Characteristics and Developmental Tasks. 12. Growth and Development during Adolescence. 13. Maturation and Training. 14. Individual Differences. 15. Learning—Concept, Nature and Domains. 16. Factors Influencing Learning. 17. Theories of Learning. 18. Transfer of Learning or Training. 19. Motivational Aspect of Behaviour. 20. Memory. 21. Forgetting. 22. Intelligence—Concept, Theories and Measurement. 23. Creativity. 24. Aptitude—Concept and Measurement. 25. Attitude—Concept and Measurement. 26. Attention. 27. Interest—Meaning, Nature and Measurement. 28. Habits—Meaning, Nature and Development. 29. Concept Formation. 30. Psychology of Thinking, Reasoning and Problem-Solving. 31. The Concept and Structure of Personality. 32. Determinants of Personality. 33. Assessment of Personality. 34. Exceptional Children. 35. Behavioural Problems—Meaning, Concept and Treatment. 36. Adjustment, Frustration and Conflicts. 37. Mental Health and Hygiene. 38. Sex Education. 39. Guidance and Counseling. 40. Group Dynamics and Group Behaviour. 41. Statistical Data—Meaning, Organisation and Presentation. 42. Measures of Central Tendency and Percentiles. 43. Measures of Variability or Dispersion. 44. Correlation. 45. Administration and Interpretation of Psychological Tests (Practical Work). 


S.K. Mangal

S.K. Mangal (Ph.D., Education) has been Principal, and Professor and Head of Department of Postgraduate Studies at C.R. College of Education, Rohtak, Haryana. Besides authoring several books like Advanced Educational Psychology and Statistics in Psychology and Education (both published by Prentice-Hall of India), Professor Mangal has been a distinguished administrator and researcher. He has devised various educational and psychological tests and has published extensively in reputed journals.

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