Paul A. Kirschner, Carl Hendrick – Educational Psychology Roadmap

How Learning Happens: Seminal Works in Educational Psychology and What They Mean in Practice

Author: Paul A. Kirschner, Carl Hendrick
Publishing Company: Routledge
Price: $20.49 (kindle) , $24.10 (paperback), $133.87 (hardcover)
ISBN:  (paperback) 978-0367184575, (hardcover) 978-0367184568
Published: February 28, 2020

How Learning Happens introduces 28 giants of educational research and their findings on how we learn and what we need to learn effectively, efficiently, and enjoyably. Many of these works have inspired researchers and teachers all around the world and have left a mark on how we teach today. Exploring 28 key works on learning and teaching, chosen from the fields of educational psychology and cognitive psychology, the book offers a roadmap of the most important discoveries in how learning happens. Each chapter examines a different work and explains its significance before describing the research, its implications for practice, how it can be used in the classroom and the key takeaways for teachers.