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International Handbook of Emotions in Education

ISBN: 9780415895026 | 0415895022
Edition: 1st
Format: Nonspecific Binding
Publisher: Routledge
Pub. Date: 4/7/2014

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For more than a decade, there has been growing interest and research on the role of emotions in academic settings such as education, economics, neuroscience, anthropology, and the humanities. This handbook is the first to highlight research on emotions in education as well as research from related fields that informs this work. Section I focuses on fundamental principles and theories and the interplay among emotion, cognition, motivation, and the regulation of emotion. Section II examines emotions and emotion regulation in classroom settings. Section III highlights research on contextual factors (classroom, family, cultural), the content domains (mathematics, science, and reading/writing) as well as teacher emotions. The final section examines the various methodological approaches to studying emotions in educational settings. Key Features Unique, cutting-edge topic “ Research on emotion in education is an emerging field and this is the first handbook to provide a comprehensive review of it. Comprehensive “ Written by basic psychologists as well as educational researchers, topical coverage ranges from conceptual foundations and basic issues to specific emotions in educational settings, the influence of contextual factors such as classroom instruction and technology-enhanced learning environments, teacher emotions, and methodological issues of emotion assessment. Chapter structure “ Within each chapter, authors provide clear definitions and a theoretical basis for how they study emotion, an overview of relevant research, note relevant methodological considerations and challenges, and highlight future directions. Interdisciplinary “ The divergent disciplinary perspectives of researchers from education, educational psychology, social psychology, mathematics education, and affective neuroscience are brought together in order to provide a comprehensive view of emotions in educational settings. Multiple methodologies “ Chapter authors use a variety of research methodologies that include behavioral experiments, neuroscience methods, and quantitative and qualitative field studies involving cross-sectional survey methods or longitudinal designs. Section IV reviews the various ways of assessing emotions in education. International perspectives “ Researchers from different continents and countries including the United States, Australia, Israel, the Netherlands, and Germany are included.

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