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Education Library Resources

A guide to education related resources available from the library.

Learning Theories Bibliography

Classical Conditioning: Pavlov

Mook, D.G. (2004) Ivan Pavlov and classical conditioning. In Classical experiments in psychology. Greenwood Press

Experiential Learning: Kolb

Claxton, G.(ed.) (1996) Liberating the learner: Lessons for professional development in education. Routledge.

Davis, L. & Knapp, J. (1978) The practice of experiential education: A CAEL status report. Council for the Advancement of Experiential Education.

Gutloff, K. (ed.) (1995) Beyond textbooks: Hands-on learning. NEA Professional Library.

Kolb, D.A. (1984) Experiential learning: Experience as the source of learning and development. Prentice-Hall.

Knapp, J. (1977) Assessing prior learning: A CAEL handbook. Cooperative Assessment of Experiential Learning.

Nilson, L.B. (2003) Teaching at its best: A research-based resource for college instructors. Anker Pub. Co.

Reid, L. & Golub, J.N (1999) Reflective activities: Helping students connect with texts. National Council of Teachers of English.

Reilly, R. (ed.) (1977) Expert assessment of experiential learning: A CAEL handbook. Cooperative Assessment of Experiential Learning.

Schon, D.A. (1990) Educating the reflective practitioner. Jossey-Bass.

Varela, F.J. (1993) The embodied mind: cognitive science and human experience. MIT Press.

Intelligence as a Process (Triarchic Theory of Intelligence): Sternberg

Dai, D.Y. & Sternberg, R.J. (Eds.) (2004) Motivation, emotion, and cognition: Integrative perspectives on intellectual functioning and development. Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.

Sternberg, R.J. (1995) Defying the crowd: cultivating creativity in a culture of conformity. Free Press.

Sternberg, R.J. (ed.) (2000) Handbook of intelligence. Cambridge University Press.

Sternberg, R.J. & Grigorenko, E.L. (eds.) (2001) Family environment and intelligence functioning: A life-span perspective. Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.

Sternberg, R.J. & Kaufman, J.C. (eds.) (2001) The evolution of intelligence. Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.

Maslow’s Hierarchy: Maslow

Maslow, A.H. (1976) The farther reaches of human nature. Penguin Books.

Maslow, A.H. (1970) Religions, values and peak-experiences. Viking Press.

Maslow, A.H. (1968) Toward a psychology of being. Van Nostrand.

Wren, D.A. (1998) Management innovators: The people and ideas that have shaped modern business. Oxford University Press.

Law of Effect: Thorndike

Curti, M.E. (1935) Edward Lee Thorndike, scientist, 1874. In The social ideas of American educators. C. Scribner’s Sons.

Mayer, R.E. (2003) E.L. Thorndike’s enduring contributions to educational psychology. In Zimmerman, B.J. & Schunk, D.H. (Eds.), Educational psychology: A century of contributions. L. Erlbaum Associates.

Mook, D.G. (2004) Edward Thorndike and the law of effect. In Classical experiments in psychology. Greenwood Press.

Thorndike, E.L. (1901) The Human nature club: An introduction to the study of mental life. Longmans, Green, and Co.

Thorndike, E.L. (1913) Educational psychology. Columbia University.

Thorndike, E.L. (1922) The elements of psychology. A.G. Seiler.

Thorndike, E.L. (1927) The measurement of intelligence. Columbia University.

Thorndike, E.L. (1931) Human learning. The Century Co.

Morality of Caring: Gilligan

Goldberg, M.F. (2000) Profiles of leadership in education. Phi Delta Kappa Educational Foundation.

Noddings, N. (1984) Caring: A feminine approach to ethics & moral education. University of California Press.

Multiple Intelligences: Gardner

Armstrong, T. (1994) Multiple intelligences in the classroom. Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development.

Armstrong, T. (2002) Multiple intelligences of reading and writing: making the words come alive. Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development.

Armstrong, T. (2003) Multiple intelligences in the classroom [eBook]. Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development.

Armstrong, T. (2003) Multiple intelligences of reading and writing: making the words come alive [eBook]. Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development.

Bowell, R.A. (2004) The seven steps of spiritual intelligence: The practical pursuit of purpose, success, and happiness. Brealey Pub.

Campbell, L. & Campbell, B. (1999) Multiple intelligences and student achievement: Success stories from six schools. Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development.

Campbell, L., Campbell, B., & Dickinson, D. (1996) Teaching & learning through multiple intelligences. Allyn & Bacon.

Chapman, C. (1996) Multiple intelligences centers and projects. IRI/Skylight Training and Pub.

Gardner, H. (1993) Multiple intelligences: The theory in practice. Basic Books.

Glassgow, J. (ed.) (2002) Using young adult literature: Thematic activities based on Gardner’s multiple intelligences. Christopher-Gordon Publishers.

Gutloff, K. (ed.) (1996) Multiple intelligences. NEA Professional Library.

Lazear, D.G. (1991) Seven ways of knowing: Teaching for multiple intelligences: A handbook of techniques for expanding intelligence. Skylight Pub.

Nicholson-Nelson, K. (1998) Developing students’ multiple intelligences. Scholastic Professional Books.

Riggio, R.E., Murphy, S.E., & Pirozzolo, F.J. (2002) Multiple intelligences and leadership. Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.

Sawyer, R.K, et al. (2003) Creativity and development. Oxford University Press.

Silver, H.F. (2000) So each may learn: Integrating learning styles and multiple intelligences. Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development.

Operant Conditioning: Skinner

Morris, E.K. (2003) B.F. Skinner: A behavior analyst in educational psychology. In Zimmerman, B.J. (ed.), Educational psychology: a century of contributions. L. Erlbaum Associates.

Mook, D.G. (2004) B.F. Skinner and operant conditioning. In Classical experiments in psychology. Greenwood Press.

Social Context for Development: Bronfenbrenner

Pence, A.R. (ed.) (1988) Ecological research with children and families: From concepts to methodology. Teachers College Press.

Social Development Theory

Berk, L.E. (1995) Scaffolding children’s learning: Vygotsky and early childhood education. National Association for the Education of Young Children.

Amin, T.G. & Valsiner, J. (2004) Piaget, Vygotsky, and beyond. In Carpendale, J.I.M. & Muller, U. (Eds.), Social interaction and the development of knowledge. Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.

Connolly, P. (2004) Vygotsky, Bourdieu, and the social contexts of young children’s development. In Boys and schooling in the early years. Routledge Falmer.

Moran, S. & John-Steiner, V. (2003) Vygotsky’s contemporary contribution to the dialectic of development and creativity. In Swayer, R.K. (Ed.) Creativity and development. Oxford University Press.

Tudge, J. & Scrimsher, S. (2003) Lev S. Vygotsky on education: A cultural-historical, interpersonal, and individual approach to development. In Zimmerman, B.J. (ed.), Educational psychology: A century of contributions. Erlbaum Associates.

Vygotskii, L.S. (1987) The collected works of L.S. Vygotsky. Plenum Press.

Vygotskii, L.S. (1993) Studies on the history of behavior: Ape, primate, and child. Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.

Social Learning Theory: Bandura

Bandura, A. (1992) A social cognitive approach to the exercise of control of AIDS infection. In DiClemente, R.J. (ed.), Adolescents and AIDS: a generation in jeopardy. Newbury Park, CA.: Sage Publications.

Bandura, A. (2005) The evolution of social cognitive theory. In Smith, K.G. & Hitt, M.A. (eds), Great minds in management: the process of theory development. Oxford University Press.

Carpendale, J.I. (2004) Social interaction and the development of knowledge. L. Erlbaum Associates.

Lutkehaus, N.C. (2003) Albert Bandura: The scholar and his contributions. In Zimmerman, B.J. & Schunk, D.H. (eds.), Educational psychology: A century of contributions. L. Erlbaum Associates.

Mook, D.G. (2004) Albert Bandura: Imitation and social learning. In Classical experiments in psychology. Greenwood Press.

Stage Theory of Cognitive Development: Piaget

Almy, M. (1966) Young children’s thinking: Studies of some aspects of Piaget’s theory. Teachers College Press.

Brainerd, C.J. (2003) Jean Piaget, learning research, and American education. In Zimmerman, B.J. (ed.), Educational psychology: A century of contributions. L. Erlbaum Associates.

Brearley, M. (1970) The teaching of young children: Some applications of Piaget’s learning theory. Schocken Books.

Brief, J. (1983) Beyond Piaget: A philosophical psychology. Teachers College Press.

Carpendale, J.I.M. & Muller, U. (2004) Social interaction and the development of knowledge. Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.

Dulit, E. (1975) Adolescent thinking a la Piaget. In Grinder, R.E. (ed.), Studies in adolescence: a book of readings in adolescent development. Macmillan.

Egan, K. (1983) Education and psychology: Plato, Piaget, and scientific psychology. Teachers College Press.

Elkind, D. (1971) Piaget and Montessori. In Palardy, J.M. (ed.), Elementary school curriculum: an anthology of trends and challenges. Macmillan.

Flavell, J.H. (1963) The developmental psychology of Jean Piaget. Van Nostrand.

Furth, H.G. (1970) Piaget for teachers. Prentice-Hall.

Furth, H.G. (1975) Thinking goes to school: Piaget’s theory in practice. Oxford University Press.

Furth, H.G. (1981) Piaget and knowledge: Theoretical foundations. University of Chicago Press.

Kamii, C. & DeVries, R. (1980) Group games in early education: Implications of Piaget’s theory. National Association for the Education of Young Children.

Lehane, S. (1976) Help your baby learn: 100 Piaget-based activities for the first two years of life. Prentice-Hall.

Messerly, J.G. (1996) Piaget’s conception of evolution: Beyond Darwin and Lamarck. Rowman & Littlefield Publishers.

Piaget, J. (1952) The origins of intelligence in children. W.W. Norton.

Piaget, J. (1959) The language and thought of the child. Humanities Press.

Piaget, J. (1967) Six psychological studies. Random House.

Piaget, J. (1976) The grasp of consciousness: action and concept in the young child. Harvard University Press.

Piaget, J. (1977) Science of education and the psychology of the child. Penguin Books.

Pulaski, M.A. (1980) Understanding Piaget: An introduction to children’s cognitive development. Harper & Row.

Sime, M. (1973) A child’s eye view. Harper & Row.

Schwebel, M. (ed.) (1973) Piaget in the classroom. Basic Books.

Wadsworth, B.J. (1984) Piaget’s theory of cognitive and affective development. Longman.

Waller, T.G. (1977) Think first, read later!: Piagetian prerequisites for reading. International Reading Association.

Stages of Individual (Psychosocial) Development: Erikson

Blaine, G.B. (1961) Emotional problems of the student. Appleton-Century-Crofts.

Erikson, E.H. (1963) Childhood and society. Norton.

Erikson, E.H. (1966) The concept of identity in race relations. In Trottenberg, A.D. (ed.), The Negro American. Boston, Houghton, Mifflin.

Erikson, E. H. (1980) Identity and the life cycle. Norton.

Erikson, E.H. (1968) Identity, youth, and crisis. Norton.

Newman, B.M. (1984) Development though life: a psychosocial approach. Dorsey Press.

Theories of Moral Development (Stages of Moral Development): Kohlberg

Butts, R.F., Peckenpaugh, D.H., & Kirschenbaum, H. (1977) The school’s role as moral authority. Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development.

DeVries, R. (1994) Moral classrooms, moral children: creating a constructivist atmosphere in early education. Teachers College Press.

Hoffman, M.L. (2000) Empathy and moral development: implications for caring and justice. Cambridge University Press.

Lapsley, D.K. & Narvaez, D. (eds.) (2004) Moral development, self, and identity. Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.

Molnar, A. (ed.) (1997) The construction of children’s character. NSSE.

Nucci, L. (ed.) (2005) Conflict, contradiction, and contrarian elements in moral development and education. Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.

Ryan, K. & McLean, G.F. (1987) (eds.) Character development in school and beyond. Praeger.