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Handbook of Social Influences in School Contexts

Social-Emotional, Motivation, and Cognitive Outcomes

Edited by: Kathryn R. Wentzel , Geetha B. Ramani

Print publication date:  January  2016
Online publication date:  January  2016

Print ISBN: 9781138781375
eBook ISBN: 9781315769929
Adobe ISBN: 9781317670872

10.4324/9781315769929
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The Handbook of Social Influences in School Contexts draws from a growing body of research on how and why various aspects of social relationships and contexts contribute to children’s social and academic functioning within school settings. Comprised of the latest studies in developmental and educational psychology, this comprehensive volume is perfect for researchers and students of Educational Psychology.

Beginning with the theoretical perspectives that guide research on social influences, this book presents foundational research before moving on to chapters on peer influence and teacher influence. Next, the book addresses ways in which the school context can influence school-related outcomes (including peer and teacher-student relationships) with specific attention to research in motivation and cognition. Within the chapters authors not only present current research but also explore best-practices, drawing in examples from the classroom. With chapters from leading experts in the field, The Handbook of Social Influences in School Contexts provides the first complete resource on this topic.

Table of contents

Prelims Download PDF
Chapter  1:  Overview Download PDF
Chapter  2:  Peer Influence on Students’ Motivation, Academic Achievement, and Social Behavior Download PDF
Chapter  3:  Peer Group Influences on Students’ Academic Motivation Download PDF
Chapter  4:  Social Harmony in Schools Download PDF
Chapter  5:  Peers and Social Media Networks Download PDF
Chapter  6:  Peer Contributions to Cognitive Development Download PDF
Chapter  7:  The Influence of Same- and Cross-Age Peers on Children’s Literacy and Mathematical Development Download PDF
Chapter  8:  Commentary: Strange Bedfellows? How the School and Peer Systems Coexist to Affect Learning and Adjustment Download PDF
Chapter  9:  Teacher–Student Relationships and Student Achievement Download PDF
Chapter  10:  Teacher Influences on the Development of Students’ Personal Interest in Academic Domains Download PDF
Chapter  11:  The Role of Teacher–Student Relationships in Unlocking Students’ Academic Potential Download PDF
Chapter  12:  Teacher–Student Relationships and Behavioral Engagement in the Classroom Download PDF
Chapter  13:  Emotion Regulation in K–12 Classrooms Download PDF
Chapter  14:  Teachers’ Influence on Students’ Peer Relationships and Peer Ecologies Download PDF
Chapter  15:  Commentary: The Foundational Role of Teacher–Student Relationships Download PDF
Chapter  16:  Classroom and School Influences on Student Motivation Download PDF
Chapter  17:  Families, Culture, and Schooling Download PDF
Chapter  18:  Culture, Race, Ethnicity, and Motivation Download PDF
Chapter  19:  The Role of Character and Character Education in Fostering Student Success at School Download PDF
Chapter  20:  High-Stakes Testing and Students’ Developing Motivation Download PDF
Chapter  21:  Commentary: The Co-Regulation of Cultural, Social, and Personal Sources of Influence on Student Emotional Adaptation and Achievement Download PDF
Chapter  22:  Integrating Academic and Social-Emotional Learning in Classroom Interactions Download PDF
Chapter  23:  Interventions to Promote Positive Teacher–Student Relationships and Interactions Download PDF
Chapter  24:  Interventions to Promote Safe and Supportive School Climate Download PDF
Chapter  25:  School-Based Interventions to Prevent Bullying and Promote Prosocial Behaviors Download PDF
Chapter  26:  Challenges Associated With Applications and Interventions: Correlated Constraints, Shadows of Synchrony, and Teacher/Institutional Factors That Impact Social Change Download PDF
Contributing_Authors Download PDF
Index Download PDF
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