ERIC Number: ED265132
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1985
Review of Research in Education. Volumn 12.
Gordon, Edmund W., Ed.
Two major areas of educational research are addressed in this book. The first explores recent theories and findings on the cognitive aspects of education. The second focuses upon research that examines education as a social institution. The following articles are presented: (1) "The History of Literacy and the History of Readers" (Carl F. Kaestle); (2) "Help-Seeking Behavior in Learning" (Sharon Nelson-LeGall); (3) "Neuropsychological Approaches to Learning Disorders" (Armin Paul Thies); (4) "Mediating Learning: Pedagogic Issues in the Improvement of Cognitive Functioning" (Sema Sharon Brainin); (5) "Cognitive Psychological Approaches to Instructional Task Analysis" (Michael K. Gardner); (6) "Affective Response Tendency" (Alexander Thomas); (7) "Cognitive Styles: Some Conceptual Methodological, and Applied Issues" (Stephanie Shipman and Virginia C. Shipman); (8) "Sociology of Education: A Focus on Education as an Institution" (William T. Trent, Jomills H. Braddock II, and Ronald D. Henderson); (9) "Knowledge Transfer and Utilization in Education" (John M. Love); and (10) "The Ethnocentric Basis of Social Science Knowledge Production" (John H. Stanfield). (JD)
Descriptors: Cognitive Processes, Cognitive Style, Cultural Influences, Educational Research, Educational Theories, Epistemology, Learning Processes, Social Influences
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