History and Educational Aims: Help and Review Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. In which setting would the theories from educational psychology be most likely applied?

Question 2 2. Which statement is true about the importance of family communication and students' mental health?

Question 3 3. What role does the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) play in the analysis of the achievement gap?

Question 4 4. Maria watches her mother use the lawn mower one week, and the next week she is able to mow the lawn upon her first try. What kind of learning did Maria use in this example?

Question 5 5. A person that believes they are better or more valuable than others because they have received advanced education is sometimes referred to as what?

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Question 6 6. Which teachers benefit from professional development?

Question 7 7. Anti-intellectualism can have a wide variety of consequences for society, including which of the following?

Question 8 8. Lakeisha sometimes gets confused when her psychology professor explains statistics using only words, but she always gets the concept immediately if she can look at a graph or chart. Based on this information, what kind of learner is Lakeisha most likely to be?

Question 9 9. The political ideology that places the 'common people' above the so-called 'liberal elite' is known as which of the following?

Question 10 10. What is self-esteem?

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Question 11 11. Which educational psychology perspective proposes that learning occurs through observation?

Question 12 12. Hilda Taba was:

Question 13 13. Four different people sued their respective schools because of non-compliance with the IDEA. Which lawsuit would be dismissed because the situation does NOT fall under the IDEA?

Question 14 14. Albert Bandura is famous for his contributions to the _____ perspective of educational psychology.

Question 15 15. Which of these options does NOT describe mentoring?

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Question 16 16. Which of the following is probably the LEAST likely topic an educational psychologist would study?

Question 17 17. What would a radical constructivist teacher do if a student got a math problem wrong?

Question 18 18. Which stage provides an overview of what the curriculum will cover?

Question 19 19. Which option best describes mentoring?

Question 20 20. Which general perspective used in educational psychology studies the tendency to modify our behavior due to consequences, such as after receiving a reward or punishment?

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Question 21 21. Sanjay is in Pre-Algebra, and his teacher explains the concept of solving an equation for the 'x' variable. Sanjay learns how to do this by thinking about it quietly and practicing several problems on a worksheet. What kind of learning did Sanjay use in this example?

Question 22 22. B.F. Skinner is best known for his contributions to the _____ perspective of educational psychology.

Question 23 23. What is constructivism?

Question 24 24. What is the primary purpose of reflective teaching?

Question 25 25. The passage of which of the following helped educators and organizations with a stake in education to identify achievement gaps between groups of students?

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Question 26 26. Scope is:

Question 27 27. The _____ educational psychology perspective proposes that learning occurs through stage-like processes.

Question 28 28. Which of the following groups of students is LEAST likely to experience achievement gaps?

Question 29 29. What is the difference between the principles and the standards of the APA Code of Ethics?

Question 30 30. Which of the following might indicate physical abuse?

History and Educational Aims: Help and Review Chapter Exam Instructions

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