ERIC Number: ED168687
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1978
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Piagetian Theory and Its Implications for the Helping Professions. Proceedings of Interdisciplinary Conference (7th, Volume II, University of Southern California, February, 1978).
Lubin, Gerald I., Ed.; And Others
This book contains papers presented at the Seventh Interdisciplinary Conference on Piagetian Theory and the Helping Professions. More than 40 papers are included. Areas explored in the papers include: the impact of Piagetian theory on educational policy and aspects of language acquisition and cognitive development in early childhood; theoretical perspectives on learning in mentally retarded children and adolescents and the teaching strategies exmployed; developmental instruments for the assessment of classification, seriation, conservation and representational space concepts in the school-age child; the relationship between the performance of gifted preschoolers and Piagetian levels of cognition; methodological perspectives on the study of the development of children's art, intellect, and physical growth; the relationships between different stages of Piagetian tasks and the cognitive abilities of college students; the impact of Piagetian theory on curriculum development; Piagetian-based theories of reading, language, and mathematics education; the comparative positions of Piaget and Guilford, and the use of Piagetian concepts to further humanistic education. References and citations for all papers in Volumes I and II, as well as order information for previous conference proceedings are included. (CM)
Descriptors: Academically Gifted, Adolescents, Adults, Child Development, Classification, Cognitive Development, Concept Formation, Conceptual Schemes, Conservation (Concept), Curriculum Development, Developmental Stages, Early Childhood Education, Educational Theories, Evaluation, Handicapped Children, Language Acquisition, Mathematics Curriculum, Reading Ability
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Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Reports - Evaluative
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Sponsor: Children's Hospital, Los Angeles, CA.; University of Southern California, Los Angeles. School of Education.
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