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The spark of learning : energizing the college classroom with the science of emotion

Author
Cavanagh, Sarah Rose, author.
Title
The spark of learning : energizing the college classroom with the science of emotion / Sarah Rose Cavanagh.
Format
Book
Edition
First edition.
Published
Morgantown, West Virginia : West Virginia University Press, 2016.
©2016
Description
xiv, 241 pages ; 21 cm.
Uniform series
Teaching and learning in higher education (West Virginia University Press)
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (pages 217-231) and index.
IU East copy signed by the author.
Contents
  • Introduction: Once more, with feeling
  • Part I. Foundations of affective science. The science (and neuroscience) of your emotions
  • The wellspring: emotions enhance learning
  • Part II. Affective science in action. Be the spark: crafting your first (and lasting) impression
  • Burning to master: mobilizing student efforts
  • Fueling the fire: prolonging student persistence
  • Best-laid plans: when emotions challenge or backfire.
Summary
Informed by psychology and neuroscience, Cavanagh argues that in order to capture students' attention, harness their working memory, bolster their long-term retention, and enhance their motivation, educators should consider the emotional impact of their teaching style and course design.
Subject headings
College teaching.
Motivation in education.
Affective education.
ISBN
9781943665327 (cloth ; alk. paper)
194366532X (cloth ; alk. paper)
9781943665334 (pbk. ; alk. paper)
1943665338 (pbk. ; alk. paper)
9781943665341 (epub)
9781943665358 (pdf)

Holdings

Library
East Library - Richmond
Call Number
LB2331 .C37 2016
Location
Stacks
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