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Billington, Tom

Critical Educational Psychology

Billington, Tom - Critical Educational Psychology, ebook

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The first textbook of its kind, Critical Educational Psychology is a forward-thinking approach to educational psychology that uses critical perspectives to challenge current ways of thinking and improve practice. Written by practitioners engaged in theory, this text uses a broad range of theoretical resources from outside mainstream psychology to examine issues at the forefront of educational psychology. The chapters discuss the role of education, the relationship between teaching and learning, the impact of gender, faith and ethics in educational settings, the construction of rich learning environments, and notions of normalcy, difference, and disability. Contributors employ phenomenology, poststructuralism, psychoanalysis, discursive psychology, social constructionism, narrative psychology, disability studies theory, among other theoretical resources.

This serves as a foundational text for trainees in educational and school psychology as well as an essential resource for those practicing and researching in those fields and related ones across psychology and education. Students will benefit from pedagogical features, such as discussion points, mini exercises, essay questions, key terminology, theoretical starting points, and further readings. By calling into question and reconceptualizing traditional models, this text illuminates an exciting new frontier in educational psychology.

Keywords: Constructionism, poststructuralism, discursive psychology, narrative psychology, disability studies, ethical practice, mental health, mindfulness, psychoanalysis, disabilities, learning disabilities, learning and teaching, SOTL, phenomenology, school psychology, community psychology, child psychology, social psychology, Educational & School Psychology

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Publisher
John Wiley and Sons, Inc.
Publication year
2015
Language
en
Edition
1
Page amount
256 pages
Category
Upbringing, Education
Format
Ebook
eISBN (ePUB)
9781118977590
Printed ISBN
9781118975947

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