Introductory Education Psychology; A Book For Teachers In Training by Samuel Bower SinclairIntroductory Education Psychology; A Book For Teachers In Training by Samuel Bower Sinclair

Introductory Education Psychology; A Book For Teachers In Training

bySamuel Bower Sinclair

Paperback | January 31, 2012

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1909. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER III Psychology--Methods of Study--Contribution to Education I.--EDUCATIONAL PSYCHOLOGY: We have found that, during human life, and more particularly during the period preceding maturity, there is constant change and reconstruction of mind and body. We have also found that the fundamental problem of educational science is how to secure the most desirable changes at every step in the process, and that the function of the school and teacher is to see that such changes are brought about in the best way, during the school period of life. The science which deals with the human mind--its nature and processes, is called Psychology. The Psychology which is of most value to the educator is that which deals with the changes which accompany the interaction of mind with mind. That phase of Psychology which investigates mental changes with the purpose of discovering facts which will aid the educator in his work, may be termed Educational Psychology. II.--CAUSES OF MENTAL CHANGE: Describe ways in which changes have been effected in your mind by: (a) Other minds. (b) Objects external to your body. (c) Your body. (d) Your mind. Describe changes which you have observed in the minds of other persons and the causes which, in your opinion, produced these changes. III.--METHODS OF PSYCHOLOGICAL STUDY: In what ways can mind be studied? In what ways have you already studied mind? (a) Introspection.--Close your eyes. Try to recall the home of your childhood--the house and its contents. Note the order in which the various representations appear and try to account for this sequence. The process by which we look into the mind and study its operations is called "introspection." Introspection is usually understood to include Retrospection. Point out advantages and disadvantage...
Title:Introductory Education Psychology; A Book For Teachers In TrainingFormat:PaperbackDimensions:52 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.11 inPublished:January 31, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:021793529X

ISBN - 13:9780217935296