Educational Psychology is the study of how humans learn in educational settings, the effectiveness of educational interventions, the psychology of teaching and the social psychology of schools as organizations. It is concerned with how students learn and develop, often focusing on subgroups such as gifted children and those subject to specific disabilities.
Designed as a textbook for Educational Psychology Courses, this is having clear and engaging writing, in-depth focus on learning, and extensive concrete applications. Its unique approach helps Students understand concepts by encouraging them to examine their own learning and then showing them how to apply these concepts as Teachers. The book concentrates on core ideas and gives Students an in-depth understanding of the central ideas of Educational Psychology.
ABOUT THE AUTHORS:
Dr. Kamlesh Prasad started his professional career as an Assistant Professor of education. He has been actively engaged in teaching and research for the past two decades. As honorary member in the advisory board of various professional institutions, he has in-depth knowledge of the modern trends in education and provides valuable suggestions to Universities and Colleges to confront the new challenges.
He has extensively travelled abroad and has participated in many International and National Conferences. He has to his credit many research papers published in reputed National and International Journals, a large number of book reviews and conference papers besides supervising Ph.D. studies.
Ved Prakash Sharma started his career as a science student and shifted to the domain of literature only after doing M.Sc. in Zoology. Subsequently he did Masters Degrees in English and Education. Apart from being an excellent student and a dedicated teacher, he has all along been a real all-rounder, exhibiting his talent and creativity in the field of property and music.
Presently he is working as a reader in education. In addition to the present book, his works include a highly acclaimed books on education, language teaching and large number of articles, papers and book-reviews published in various educational journals.