APA EDUCATIONAL PSYCHOLOGY HANDBOOK
Editors-in-Chief Karen R. Harris, Steve Graham,
and Tim Urdan
The APA Educational Psychology Handbook reflects the broad nature of the field
today, with state-of-the-science reviews of the diverse critical theories driving research
and practice; in-depth investigation of the range of individual differences and cultural/
contextual factors that affect student achievement, motivation, and beliefs; and close
examination of the research driving current assessment, decision making, teaching skills
and content, teacher preparation, and the promotion of learning across the life span and
with special populations.
Volume 1 addresses the definition of educational psychology, some of the most critical •
theories driving research and practice today, broad areas of research that educational
psychology has addressed based on multiple theories and that make an important
contribution to the field, and emerging and cutting-edge issues.
Volume 2 includes 21 chapters that examine a range of individual differences, cultural •
factors, and contextual factors affecting student achievement, motivation, and beliefs.
Volume 3 focuses on specific applications of research in educational psychology for •
assessment and decision making, teaching skills and content, promoting learning, and
teacher preparation as well as across the life span and with special populations.
2012. 1,843 pages. 3-Volume Set.
List: $595.00 | APA Member/Affiliate: $295.00 | ISBN 978-1-4338-0996-5 | Item 4311503
For a detailed Table of Contents, including a list of chapter titles and contributors, please visit the book’s online site at
Volume 1: Theories, Constructs, and Critical Issues | I. Conceptualization, Research Design, and Foundational Theories |
II. Theory and Research on Critical Topics: What We Know and Why It Matters | III. Emerging Issues and Cutting-Edge Topics |
Volume 2: Individual Differences and Cultural and Contextual Factors | I. Individual Differences | II. Instructional Influences on
Motivation, Engagement, Conceptual Change, and Moral Development | III. Cultural and Neighborhood Effects | IV. Relationships
| V. Teachers and Classroom Contexts | Volume 3: Application to Learning and Teaching | I. Application Across the Life Span |
II. Assessment and Decision Making in Education | III. Teaching Core Skills and Content | IV. Instructional Methods | V. Teaching
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