By Ronnel B. King, Allan B. I. Bernardo

ISBN-10: 9812875751

ISBN-13: 9789812875754

ISBN-10: 981287576X

ISBN-13: 9789812875761

This e-book celebrates the scholarly achievements of Prof. David A. Watkins, who has pioneered study at the psychology of Asian novices, and is helping readers seize the cognitive, motivational, developmental, and socio-cultural features of Asian rookies studying reports. quite a lot of empirical and evaluate papers, which research the features of those reports as they're formed via either the particularities of various academic systems/cultural milieus and common rules of human studying and improvement, are showcased. the person chapters, which discover freshmen from fourteen Asian international locations, self sustaining areas, and/or economies, construct on study subject matters and methods from Prof. Watkins’ learn paintings, and are evidence of the extensive value and enduring relevance of his seminal mental study on newbies and the educational process.

Show description

Read or Download The Psychology of Asian Learners: A Festschrift in Honor of David Watkins PDF

Best educational psychology books

John J. Murphy's Brief Intervention for School Problems, Second Edition: PDF

Each interplay with an adolescent who's suffering is a chance for switch. This hugely useful consultant is helping institution practitioners locate potent options to educational and behavioral difficulties via short counseling. It indicates tips on how to construct at the rules and assets that scholars, mom and dad, and academics convey to the intervention procedure, inside of an leading edge, research-supported, time-limited framework.

Cladistic Biogeography: Interpreting Patterns of Plant and - download pdf or read online

Cladistic biogeography makes use of the distribution styles of species to check their ancient and evolutionary relationships. Revised broadly to mirror new learn, this publication is a concise exposition of the historical past, tools, and present purposes during this box. the 1st version, released in 1986, bought first-class stories and was once general as a textbook.

New PDF release: Geschlechtsbezogene Pädagogik an Grundschulen: Basiswissen

Eine Pädagogik, die das Geschlecht der Lernenden nicht berücksichtigt, verfehlt einen großen Teil ihrer Ziele. Ausgehend von dieser those wird mit diesem Lehrbuch eine grundlegende Einführung in die Konzeption geschlechtsbezogener Pädagogik in Grundschulen angeboten. Neben sehr vielen Praxisbeispielen werden wissenschaftliche Erkenntnisse aus mehr als zwei Jahrzehnten geschlechtsbezogener Pädagogik gebündelt und auf den Alltag an Schulen übertragen.

Becoming a High Expectation Teacher: Raising the bar - download pdf or read online

We always pay attention cries from politicians for academics to have excessive expectancies. yet what this implies in useful phrases is rarely spelled out. easily identifying that as a instructor you are going to count on your whole scholars to accomplish greater than different periods you've got taught within the comparable university, won't translate instantly into superior fulfillment for college kids.

Extra resources for The Psychology of Asian Learners: A Festschrift in Honor of David Watkins

Sample text

One of David’s key research contributions in the latter part of his career is showing the need to examine a wider range of goals in cross-cultural settings. , 2002, 2003). The authors in this chapter take on this challenge and focus on a diverse set of goals such as effort goals, vertical vs. non-vertical goals, power goals, and social goals. In Chap. 20, Yeung, Han, and Lee examined the role of effort goals and competence in predicting Chinese students’ academic achievement using a longitudinal design.

I. M. , Cross-Cultural Psychology Bulletin, 2009, 43(1) for a review). For a period of time, albeit locked away in the cross-cultural research literature, critiques were leveled at researchers’ failure to establish that behaviors and responses being examined cross-culturally were functionally, conceptually, or metrically equivalent, that the constructs and tools used were culturally appropriate, and the making of comparisons between groups based solely on the mean differences between groups with “culture” being used as the independent variable.

In failure situations, students striving to achieve vertical goals had the best moral image, while those who do not work hard had the worst moral image. In Chap. 22, Cheng, Shu, Zhou, and Lam reviewed their impressive research program on three important aspects of Chinese students’ motivation – social goals, teacher controlling behavior, and success/failure experiences. Using an integration of 1 Advancing Psychological Studies on Asian Learners: Honoring the Legacy… 11 etic-emic approaches, they found that psychological constructs may carry different meanings in Chinese and Western settings.

Download PDF sample

The Psychology of Asian Learners: A Festschrift in Honor of David Watkins by Ronnel B. King, Allan B. I. Bernardo

by Edward

Rated 4.92 of 5 – based on 30 votes