Preface 1. When will we ever learn? Or the elephant in the classroom Kevin Wheldall 2. Educational Psychology - Theory, research and teaching Dennis M. McInerney 3. Intelligence and IQ Ted Nettelbeck and Carlene Wilson 4. Trends in peer learning Keith J. Topping 5. Family environments and children's outcomes Kevin Marjoribanks 6. Individual differences and educational performance Richard Riding 7. Progress in communication intervention for individuals with developmental disabilities Jeff Sigafoos 8. Students' approaches to learning and teachers' approaches to teaching in higher education John T. E. Richardson 9. Reflections on the database of educational psychology and effective teaching research Gregory C. R. Yates 10. Evidence based practice for education? Reg Marsh 11. Recent research on troublesome classroom behaviour Robyn Beaman, Kevin Wheldall and Coral Kemp 12. Teachers' use of approval and disapproval in the classroom Robyn Beaman and Kevin Wheldall 13. Classroom seating arrangements and classroom behaviour Kevin Wheldall and Larraine Bradd 14. Teacher judgment of reading performance Alison Madelaine and Kevin Wheldall
The book's editor, Kevin Wheldall has been Professor of Education at Macquarie University and Director of Macquarie University Special Education Centre (MUSEC) since 1990 and is a Fellow of the prestigious Academy of Social Sciences in Australia.