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Unformatted text preview: CHAPTER ONE EDUCATIONAL PSYCHOLOGY :` UNDERSTANDING LEARNING AND TEACHING The Pre-eminence of Teachers 1 . Of the following factors , which contributes most to students' learning and development ? d . b . The curriculum that students follow C . The size of the classes students are in The students' school facilities and extracurricular activities The students' teachers 2 . A person who is highly knowledgeable or skilled in a particular domain , such as physics , anesthesiology , or teaching is best described as a ( n ) : d . professional . expert . scholar . d. technician . 3 . Which of the following best describes effective teachers ?! a . Teachers who are defined as highly effective by federal legislation mandates , such as No Child Left Behind or Race to the Top b . Teachers who are highly knowledgeable in a content area , such as math , science , or American literature\ Teachers who are able to produce more learning in their students than would be expected for the students' background and ability . d . Teachers who are well organized and possess both professional knowledge and professional skills * * 4 . An elementary school decides to experiment with two different curriculum approaches to language arts phonics . The first focuses on a whole language approach , and the second focuses on word- attack skills , such as most likely outcome ?" If the schools' results are consistent with patterns identified by research , which of the following is the a . The whole - language approach will result in more student learning than will the approach emphasizing phonics in all the elementary grades . b . The approach emphasizing phonics will result in more student learning than will the approach emphasizing whole language in all the elementary grades . C . The approach emphasizing phonics will result in more student learning in the lower elementary elementary grades . grades , but the approach emphasizing whole language will result in more learning in the upper ( d ) The effectiveness of either approach depends on the knowledge and skills of the teacher implementing the program ; one is not necessarily better than the other . 5 . d . Which of the following best describes expert teaching ? C . 2 . Expert teaching is essentially instinctive , and it is virtually impossible to acquire the skills needed to in middle and secondary schools depends primarily on teachers' knowledge of content . be an expert teacher in the absence of a great deal of natural ability .\ Some teacher's possess more natural ability than others , but expertise can be acquired through study Expert teaching in elementary schools can be developed with study and practice . but expert teaching teaching is largely a waste of time . Expertise in teaching is acquired solely through experience in classrooms , and formal study of and practice ....
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