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Concrete macro culture and psychology

Carl Ratner

in Macro Cultural Psychology: A Political Philosophy of Mind

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780195373547
eISBN:
9780199918294
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195373547.003.0055
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Concrete, political features of contemporary culture are articulated. A key example is the formation of the community college system in the United States. The political economic character and ... More


Educational Psychology’s Role in the Education of Selves

Jack Martin and Ann-Marie McLellan

in The Education of Selves: How Psychology Transformed Students

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199913671
eISBN:
9780199315949
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199913671.003.0003
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter presents a critical historical analysis of self-related work in educational psychology. Three underlying conceptions of the self are considered: (1) the expressive self (self-esteem and ... More


Macro Cultural Psychology Its Development, Concerns, Politics, and Future Direction

Carl Ratner

in Advances in Culture and Psychology: Volume 3

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199930449
eISBN:
9780199332984
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199930449.003.0006
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter explains how psychological phenomena originate in macro cultural factors, embody their characteristics, and function to promulgate them. A variety of psychological phenomena can be used ... More


Software Goes to School: Teaching for Understanding with New Technologies

David N. Perkins, Judah L. Schwartz, Mary Maxwell West, and Martha Stone Wiske (eds)

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195115772
eISBN:
9780199848041
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195115772.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This book offers an in-depth examination of how computer technology can play an invaluable part in educational efforts through its unique capacities to support the development of students' ... More


The Education of Selves: How Psychology Transformed Students

Jack Martin and Ann-Marie McLellan

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199913671
eISBN:
9780199315949
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199913671.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Most contemporary North Americans take for granted the universality of their conceptions and experiences of themselves as individuals with uniquely valuable psychological lives. However, such ... More


Beyond procedures: a case study from educational psychology

Wilma Barrow, Roger Barrow, and Tim Glockling

in Exploring the dynamics of personal, professional and interprofessional ethics

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781447308997
eISBN:
9781447311447
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447308997.003.0002
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

This chapter argues that ethical tensions pervade all aspects of educational psychology (EP) practice even where all available ethical guidelines have been followed. It considers these tensions from ... More


Teaching the learning brain

Jessica Pykett

in Brain culture: Shaping policy through neuroscience

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781447314042
eISBN:
9781447314073
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447314042.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter investigates neuroeducation and brain-based teaching models. These practices have been subject to considerable public debate regarding the controversies of ‘smart drugs’ or fish oils ... More


Review of teaching and learning about ethics on a professional training programme for educational psychologists in Scotland

Elizabeth F.S. Hannah and Patricia Murray

in Exploring the dynamics of personal, professional and interprofessional ethics

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781447308997
eISBN:
9781447311447
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447308997.003.0018
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

The ability to be alert to the ethical dimensions of practice and to acquire professional knowledge and skills to make informed ethical decisions is a core competency of educational psychologists. ... More


The renaissance of the child: educational theory and the teaching of history

Peter Yeandle

in Citizenship, Nation, Empire: The Politics of History Teaching in England, 1870-1930

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719080128
eISBN:
9781781708354
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719080128.003.0002
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

Chapter Two explores the impact of Herbartianism on British educational culture, interrogating why Herbartian theorists prioritised the teaching of history through reading books. It is organised into ... More


Symbols and Embodiment: Debates on meaning and cognition

Manuel de Vega, Arthur Glenberg, and Arthur Graesser (eds)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199217274
eISBN:
9780191696060
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199217274.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

Cognitive scientists have a variety of approaches to studying cognition: experimental psychology, computer science, robotics, neuroscience, educational psychology, philosophy of mind, and ... More


Hast any Philosophy in Thee, Shepherd?

John J. McDermott

in The Drama of Possibility: Experience as Philosophy of Culture

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823226627
eISBN:
9780823235704
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823226627.003.0023
Subject:
Philosophy, American Philosophy

This chapter presents an essay on the role of philosophy in disciplinary practises, particularly in teaching or education. It argues that philosophy is one of one, and it ... More


Professional and interprofessional ethical considerations for practising psychologists in Australia

Christopher Boyle

in Exploring the dynamics of personal, professional and interprofessional ethics

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781447308997
eISBN:
9781447311447
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447308997.003.0011
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

This chapter describes ethical considerations that are relevant for practising psychologists and the helping professions in Australia. A background to the Code of Ethics for psychologists is provided ... More


The “EvoS Effect”: The Influence of Evolutionary Training on Critical Thinking Skills

Richard A. Kauffman, Ian F. MacDonald, and David Sloan Wilson

in Darwin's Roadmap to the Curriculum: Evolutionary Studies in Higher Education

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780190624965
eISBN:
9780190051679
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190624965.003.0016
Subject:
Psychology, Evolutionary Psychology

Fostering higher-order cognitive skills (e.g., critical thinking and knowledge transfer) are oft-cited goals in education, but students do not acquire these skills as much as they could and should. ... More


Descriptions of Deviance: Making the Case for Professional Help

Stephen Hester and Sally Hester

in Law at Work: Studies in Legal Ethnomethods

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780190210243
eISBN:
9780190210267
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190210243.003.0011
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

Descriptions of deviance comprise a pivotal feature of work in settings concerned with the administration and enforcement of law. This chapter considers the case of referral meetings involving ... More


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