This book is aimed at undergraduate students in education and focuses on aspects of student thinking and learning. The emphasis is on providing a readable text that explores the relationships among theory, research and practice for future educators. The book is divided into two parts. The first part examines views on learning with an emphasis on the work of behaviourist theorists Piaget, Vygotsky and his followers, and information-processing theorists. The second part is entitled a Understanding Individualsa and includes topics ranging from intelligence and creativity to emotional and spiritual intelligence. The text draws on practical examples to illustrate the key ideas and links are made to other disciplines in teacher preparation programs.
This is a Cengage Learning custom solution, designed specifically to meet the needs of education students. Educational Foundations has been compiled by Wilma Vialle and Irina Verenikina at the University of Wollongong
A fascinating look at one of the oldest and most mysterious characters in Irish folklore with enduring worldwide appeal -- The myth of the banshee is still alive and well in many parts of Ireland This examination of the banshee, in Irish myth the female herald of death, is the first major study of a supernatural being from Irish tradition. Mining the evidence of folklore and literary sources from the Old Irish period to the present, Patricia Lysaght sheds light on the political, social, and cultural history of Ireland.
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Leap into the adventure of a lifetime. Things have never been easy for Antonio, but now it seems like the war will never end. So when Antonio is caught up in the dangerous world of freedom fighters and spies, will it change his life or destroy him?
This reference on Britain's aristocracy has been updated to record the deaths of 12 hereditary peers (of which five titles have become dormant or extinct) and the deaths of 85 life peers. Of the Baronetage, 115 deaths have been recorded, and of these titles 10 have become dormant or extinct.