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by Howard Smith

Category: Schools and Teaching
Subcategory: Teaching and Education
Author: Howard Smith
ISBN: 0802090990
ISBN13: 978-0802090997
Language: English
Publisher: University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division; 1 edition (March 17, 2007)
Pages: 400
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In this educational psychology textbook, Smith’s main argument is that teachers must rely on signs of all kinds to understand students and to survive as teachers.

In this educational psychology textbook, Smith’s main argument is that teachers must rely on signs of all kinds to understand students and to survive as teachers.

Among the many concepts that Smith discusses in Teaching Adolescents are the nature of the sign and its basis in semiotics, and the use of signs in classroom management

Among the many concepts that Smith discusses in Teaching Adolescents are the nature of the sign and its basis in semiotics, and the use of signs in classroom management. Grounded in the semiotic thought of Charles Sanders Peirce, America's greatest polymath, Howard A. Smith's Teaching Adolescents addresses topics in educational psychology from a semiotic or sign-based perspective rather than a behavioural one.

Teaching Adolescents. The opening chapter introduced semiotics as the science of signs, applied semiotics as a subdiscipline, and psychosemiotics as a subcategory of the latter. Book Description: Grounded in the semiotic thought of Charles Sanders Peirce, America's greatest polymath, Howard A. eISBN: 978-1-4426-8564-2. In chapters 2 and 3 we saw how the study of signs can be applied in understanding the central topics of classroom communication and management.

This book is about teaching and teachers, about adolescents, about the science of signs (semiotics), and about . Thus the book could be read as a textbook on educational psychology. A third striking feature is practical wisdom

This book is about teaching and teachers, about adolescents, about the science of signs (semiotics), and about educational psychology. In short, it lives up to its title. In the first chapter, Smith presents the theoretical foundation for the book. A third striking feature is practical wisdom. Smith is not so high-falutin’ that he won’t deign to mention real-world problems. Boxes labeled Tips for Teachers appear frequently; hands-on advice is sprinkled through every chapter.

The book presents educational psychology as a science of signs, or meaning, instead of behaviour. The book presents educational psychology as a science of signs, or meaning, instead of behaviour. Using the theory of Charles Peirce to ground the theory, the book outlines key topics in the teaching of psychology for intending secondary school teachers.

In this educational psychology textbook, Smith’s main argument is that teachers must rely on signs of all kinds to. . This book is unique in applying a single unifying framework throughout. Among the many concepts that Smith discusses in Teaching Adolescents are the nature of the sign and its basis in semiotics, and the use of signs in classroom management.

In this educational psychology textbook, Smith's main argument is that teachers must rely on signs of all . oceedings{Smith2007TeachingAE, title {Teaching Adolescents: Educational Psychology as a Science of Signs}, author {Howard Alan Smith}, year {2007} }.

In this educational psychology textbook, Smith's main argument is that teachers must rely on signs of all kinds to understand students and to survive as teachers. Howard Alan Smith.

Intersecting between psychology and semiotics, psychosemiotics seeks to understand the . Teaching adolescents: Educational psychology as a science of signs. Toronto: University of Toronto Press.

Intersecting between psychology and semiotics, psychosemiotics seeks to understand the development of psychological symbols, symbolic functions in communication, and symbol-mediated learning and development. Central to psychosemiotics is the view that symbols are abstractions and generalizations of systems of relations between ideas and understanding. The appropriation of mathematical symbols: A psychosemiotic approach to mathematics learning.

Teaching Adolescents: Educational Psychology As A Science Of Signs.

In accomplishing this, teachers ought to have basic knowledge on individual desires and requirements of each and every learner. To ensure effective learning methods, there must be knowledge, understanding, and availability of mechanisms and instruments geared towards edification and better results in the learning process (Smith, 2007).

Educational psychology is the branch of psychology concerned with the scientific study of human learning

Educational psychology is the branch of psychology concerned with the scientific study of human learning.

Grounded in the semiotic thought of Charles Sanders Peirce, America's greatest polymath, Howard A. Smith's Teaching Adolescents addresses topics in educational psychology from a semiotic or sign-based perspective rather than a behavioural one. In this educational psychology textbook, Smith's main argument is that teachers must rely on signs of all kinds to understand students and to survive as teachers. This book is unique in applying a single unifying framework throughout.

Among the many concepts that Smith discusses in Teaching Adolescents are the nature of the sign and its basis in semiotics, and the use of signs in classroom management. Various signs of learning and thinking are highlighted, as are those signs derived from local culture that have an impact on the lives of students and teachers, such as adolescent preoccupations with drugs and sex. In addition, Smith discusses what teachers can do to ensure their physical and emotional health in the classroom. The theoretical continuity and practical application of semiotics makes Teaching Adolescents both an indispensable resource for students in pre-service teaching programs and teachers working with teens, and a fascinating and real world study for anyone interested in the science of signs.

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