Cognitive Strategy Research

From Basic Research to Educational Applications

  • Christine B. McCormick
  • Gloria E. Miller
  • Michael Pressley

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-x
  2. Basic Research

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-2
    2. Sonya Symons, Barbara L. Snyder, Teresa Cariglia-Bull, Michael Pressley
      Pages 3-32
    3. Elizabeth J. Short, Jill A. Weissberg-Benchell
      Pages 33-63
    4. Jeanne D. Day, Luis A. Cordon, Mary Louise Kerwin
      Pages 83-103
    5. William D. Rohwer Jr., John W. Thomas
      Pages 104-132
    6. Gerald G. Duffy, Laura R. Roehler
      Pages 133-154
  3. Educational Applications

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 155-157
    2. Ralph E. Reynolds, Suzanne E. Wade, Woodrow Trathen, Richard Lapan
      Pages 159-190
    3. James P. Van Haneghan, Linda Baker
      Pages 215-238
    4. Sharon J. Derry
      Pages 269-302
    5. Richard Lehrer
      Pages 303-320
  4. Back Matter
    Pages 321-340

About this book


Highly regarded experts review the state of the art in cognitive strategy research with an emphasis on the transition from laboratory to educational contexts. Basic research on models of competent learning are discussed, as well as specific instructional applications in educational domains such as reading, writing, mathematics and science. Fresh perspectives and innovative suggestions for teacher training and educational reform are proffered. Researchers in psychology and education as well as teacher educators and educational practitioners interested in becoming well-versed in current cognitive strategy research will benefit from the interdisciplinary nature and comprehensiveness of Cognitive Strategy Research: From Basic Issues to Educational Applications.


Motivation attention cognition communication instructional design learning psychology

Editors and affiliations

  • Christine B. McCormick
    • 1
  • Gloria E. Miller
    • 2
  • Michael Pressley
    • 3
  1. 1.College of Education, Department of Educational PsychologyUniversity of South CarolinaColumbiaUSA
  2. 2.Department of PsychologyUniversity of South CarolinaColumbiaUSA
  3. 3.Department of PsychologyThe University of Western OntarioLondonCanada

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