Reading list


Learning to teach

Bennett, Neville and Carre Clive. 1993 (ed.) Learning to teach. London:


Beyer, Landon E. 1996. (ed.) Creating democratic classrooms. The

          struggle to integrate theory into practice. New York: teachers

         College Press.

Bigge, M.L. and Shermis S.S. 1992. Learning theories for teachers.

           NewYork: Harper Collins Publishers. (chaps. 4, 5, 6, 8, 9, 11, 14)

Driscoll, Marcy P. 1994. Psychology of learning for instruction.Boston:

            Allyn and Bacon.

Gredler, M.E. 1992. Learning and insruction. Theory into practice. New

           York: Macmillan Publishing Company.

Principles of learning instructional theories

Bugelski, B.R. 1971. The psychology of learning applied to teaching.

            Second edition. New York: The Bobs-Merrill Company Inc. 

Teacher behavior and classroom dynamics,  classroom management  

Dembo, M. H. 1988. Teaching for learning. Santa Monica, California:

            Good Year Publishing Company, Inc. (chaps. 6, 7, 8, 9) 

Theory Construction and Psychoeducational Design

Snelbecker, G. E. (1974). Learning Theory, Instructional Theory, and Psychoeducational               Design.  New York: McGraw- Hill Book Company.

An  instructional theory: A beginning

Hosford, L.P. 1973. An instructional theory: A beginning. New Jersey:

            Prentice Hall Inc.

Cognitive construct  instructional theories

Bruner, S. Jerome. 1971. Toward a theory of instruction. Cambridge

            Massachusets: The Belknap Press of Harward University Press.

Bybee, R. W., & Sund, R. B. (1990). Piaget for Educators. Waveland Press, Inc.

Gorman, R. M. (1972). Discovering Piaget: A Guide for Teachers. Bell & Howell Company

Labinowicz E. (1980). The Piaget Primer Thinking Learning Teaching. Addison Wesley Publishing Company.

Schunk, D. (2008). Learning Theories: An Educational Perpective. (5th ed.). New Jersey: Pearson Prentice Hall

Wadsworth, B. J. (1971). Piaget’s Theory of Cognitive Development. David McKay Company, Inc.

Woolfolk, A. E. (2000). Educational Psychology. Needhan Heights: Allyn & Bacon.

Novak, Joseph D. (1998). Learning, Creating, and Using Knowledge: Concept Maps as Facilitative Tools in Schools and Corporations (pp. 49-78; ch 5 – Ausubel’s Assimilation Learning Theory). Mahwah, NJ: Erlbaum.

Task analysis instructional theories (Gagne, Briggs, Bloom)

Anderson, L. W., Krathwohl, D. R., Airasian, P. W., Cruikshank, K. A., Mayer, R. A., Pintrich, P. R., Raths, J., & Wittrock, M. C. (Eds.). (2001). Taxonomy for learning, teaching,             and assessing — a revision of bloom's taxonomy of educational objectives. New York: Longman

Bloom, B. S. 1976. Human characteristics and school learning. New

            York: McGraw Hill Book Company.

Gagne, R. M. and Briggs, L.J. 1974. Principles of instructional design.

            New York: Holt Rinehart and Winston, Inc.

Gagne, R.M., & Briggs, L. J. (1974). Principles of insruction design. New York: Rinehart and  Winston, Inc.

Brooks, C. T. (n.d.). Component Display Theory. Retrieved March 1, 2003 from

Kearsley, G. (n.d.) Component Display Theory (M.D. Merrill). Retrieved November 9, /2002 from

Merrill, M. David. Component Display Theory. 

Guskey, T. R. (Ed.). (2006). Portraits of an educator. Oxford: Rowman & Littlefield         Education

Huitt, W. (1996). Mastery learning. Educational Psychology Interactive. Valdosta, GA:     Valdosta State University. Retrieved April 01,2010, from   

Jonassen, D. H., Tessmer, M., & Hannum, H. W. (1999). Task analysis methods for

            instructional design. New Jersey: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates

Multiple Intelligences

Armstrong, Thomas.2000 (2nd ed.). Multiple intelligences in the

           classroom. Alexandria, Virginia: ASCD.

Bellanca, J and Fogarty, R. (eds). 1995. Multiple intelligences: a       

            collection / edited by Robin Fogarty & James Bellanca. Palatine,

             Ill.: IRI/Skylight Pub.

Campbell, B. 1994. The Multiple Intelligences Handbook. Campbell and


Campbell L., Campbell B., and Dickinson D. 1999 (2nd. Ed.). Teaching

              and  Learning Through  Multiple Intelligences. USA. Allyn and


Chapman, Carolyn. 1997.Multiple Assessments for Multiple

             Intelligences.  Skylight Training and Publishing, Inc.

Gardner, Howard. 1993. Multiple Intelligences. The theory in practice. A division of Harper Collins publishers: Basic Books.  The Best of Multiple Intelligences Activities

Fogarty, R. and Stoehr, J. 1995. Integrating Curricula with Multiple

            Intelligences. Teams, Themes, and Threads. Skylight

            Professional Development. U.S.A.    LB 1062 F 585 1995


Beck, C. and Kosnik, C. 2006. Innovations in Teacher Education. A

           Social Constructivist Approach. State University of New York


           LB2157.A3 B395 2006

Brooks, J.G. and Brooks, M. G. 1999. The case for constructivist

            classrooms. Alexandria, Virginia: ASCD.

            LB1590.3 B75 1999

Fosnot, C. T. (ed.) 1996. Constructivism. Theory, perspectives and

            practice. New York: Teachers College, Columbia University.

           LB1590.3 C676          

Marlowe, B. A. and Page, M.L. 2005. Creating and Sustaining the

            Constructivist Classroom. California: Corwin Press. A SAGE

            Publications Company.

            LB1590.3 M37 2005

Richardson, Virginia (ed.) 1997. Constructivisit Teacher Education.

          Building a World of New Understanding. London: The Falmer

          Press.( Britrish Council Lib.)

Steff L.P. and Gale J. (eds.) 1995. Constructivism in Education. 

              Hillsdale, New Jersey: Lawrence Erlbaum Associate Publishers.

Tobin Kenneth (ed.). 1993. The practice of constructivism in science

          education. Hillsdale, New Jersey: Lawrance Erlbaum Associates


Wilson B. G. (ed.) 1996. Constructivist Learning Environments. Case

            Studies in Instructional Design. Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey

            07632: Educational Technology Publications.

Bransford, Anchored instruction

Bransford, J.D. et al. (1990). Anchored instruction: Why we need it and how technology can hel p. In D. Nix & R. Sprio (Eds), Cognition, education and multimedia. Hillsdale, NJ: Erlbaum Associates.

Bransford, J.D. & Stein, B.S. (1993). The Ideal problem solver (2nd Ed). New York: Freeman. 
CTGV (1990). Anchored instruction and its relationship to situated cognition. Educational Researcher, 19 (6), 2-10.

CTGV (1993). Anchored instruction and situated cognition revisited. Educational Technology, 33 (3), 52- 70.

Behavior modification and instructional technology

Burton, J. K., Moore, D. M., & Magliaro, S. G. (1996). Behaviorism and instructional technology. In D. H. Jonassen (Ed.), Handbook of Research for Educational Communications and Technology (pp. 46-73). New York: Macmillan.

Dembo, M. H. 1981. Teaching for Learning. Santa Monica, California: Good Year Publishing Company, Inc. (chap 7).

Eggen, P., & Kauchak, D. (1994). Educational psychology. Classtoom connections.

Garamond: Macmillan College Publishing Company. Retrieved March 15, 2010, from

Martin, G., & Pear, J. (1996).  Behavior modification: What it is and how to do it. Pretence Hall International, Inc.

Newby, T. J., Stepich, D. A., Lehman, J. D., & Russell, J. D. (2006). Educational Technology for Teaching and Learning (3rd ed.). Upper Saddle River, New Jersey: Merrill/Prentice-Hall.

Powell, R. A., Symbaluk, D. G., & Macdonald, S. E. (2005). Introduction to learning and behavior. Belmont , CA : Thomson/Wadsworth.

Seels, B. B., & Richey, R. C. (1996). Instructional Technology: The Definition and Domains of The Field. Association for Educational Communications and Technology, Washington, DC.

Smith, K. U., & Smith, M. F. (1966). Cybernetic principles of learning and educational design. New York: Holt, Rinehart & Winston.

Standridge, M. (2002). Behaviorism. In M. Orey (Ed.), Emerging perspectives on learning, teaching, and technology. Retrieved March 15, 2010, from

Watson, J. B. (1913). Psychology as the behaviorist views it. Psychological Review, 20, 154-177.

Woolfolk, A. E. (1995). Educational Psychology. Needhan Heights: Allyn & Bacon.

Humanistic psychology and instructional theory (Rogers)

Rogers, Carl. 1983. Freedom to learn for the 80’s. Columbus: Charles E.

            Merrill Publishing Company.

Simon, R. (1975). Humanistic Education Sourcebook. Prentice Hall, Inc., Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey. 

Hitt, W. D. (1973). Education as a Human Enterprise. Charles A. Jones Publishing Company, Worthingon, Ohio.

Maslow, A. (1943). A Theory of Human Motivation. Retrieved on April 2, 2009, from the WWW:

Psychoeducational design.

Snellbecker, E. Glenn. 1974. Learning theory, instructional theory, and

            psychoeducational design. New York: McGraw-Hill Book


Reiguluth, elaboration theory


Reilly, R.R. and Lewis, E. L. 1991. Educational Psychology.

            New York: Macmillan Publishing.

Cruickshank, D. R., Bainer, D. and Metcalf K. 1995. The Act of

            Teaching. New York: McGraw-Hill, Inc.

Daniels, Harry. 2001. Vygotsky and Pedagogy. London and New York:

             Routledge/Farmer. Taylor and Francis Group.

Kozulin, A., Gindis, B., Ageyev, V., Miller S. (eds.) 2003. Vygotsky’s

            Educational Theory in Cultural Context. United Kingdom:

            Cambridge University Press.

Erden, M. and Akman, Y. 1995. Eğitim Psikolojisi. Gelişim-Öğrenme-

            Öğretme. Ankara: Arkadaş Yayınevi.

Fidan, Nurettin. 1986. Okulda Öğrenme ve Öğretme. Ankara: Kadıoğlu


Fontana, David. 1992. Psychology for teachers. Second Edition. Hong

            Kong: Macmillan Publisher Ltd. (chap. 7 pp. 125-166, chap. 13

            pp. 317-344)

Ertmer, P.A., & Newby, T.J. (1993). Behaviorism, cognitivism, constructivism:

Comparing critical features from an instructional design perspective


Stuart Maclure. (ed.). 1991. Learning to think:Thinking to learn.

           Oxford: Pergamon Press.


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