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Sigel, Irving E.

Works: 94 works in 349 publications in 1 language and 8,834 library holdings
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Most widely held works by Irving E Sigel
Logical thinking in children; research based on Piaget's theory by Irving E Sigel( Book )

28 editions published between 1968 and 1969 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,076 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Theoretical and empirical research derived from Piagetian theory is collected on the intellectual development of the elementary school child and his acquisition and utilization of conservation concepts. The articles present diversity of method and motive in the results of replication (validation studies of the description of cognitive growth) and efforts at modifying the course of growth as charted by Piaget. Research is included on quantity conservation concepts at different ages and with situational generality, the development of number concepts (including a scalogram analysis and a comparison of the logic of classes and cardinal numbers), the development of spatial and geometric concepts (also examined by nonverbal methods), and the growth of logical operations (including a scalogram study). Additional areas treated are the acquisition of conservation of substance and weight, quantity, number, learning and operational convergence in logical thought development, effects of verbal and perceptual training on water level representation, and Piagetian research and education. Conservation is discussed theoretically as a source of empirical research, by a stimulus-response analysis, by problems from perception to inference, and on methodological and definitional considerations. (Sn)
Parental belief systems : the psychological consequences for children by Irving E Sigel( Book )

27 editions published between 1984 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 938 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this volume, investigations representing various cognitive approaches are presented. Holloway and Hess, and Dix and Grusec represent attribution theory. Applegate et al., McGillicuddy-DeLisi, and Johnson reflect Kellyian personal construct theory. Sameroff and Feil employ a Piagetian model of cognition. Schaefer and Edgerton represent a more comprehensive view without a clearly defined cognitive model- rather, they deal with the belief issue in the terms of a broader cultural perspective. Goodnow represents an intersect between culture and cognition. Skinner's paradigm is different in that hers combines constructivism and contingency analysis. Finally, Sigel grapples with the belief construct as discussed among some of the leading theorists as well as in these chapters. The goal is to differentiate beliefs from values and attitudes
Educating the young thinker : classroom strategies for cognitive growth by Carol Copple( Book )

17 editions published between 1979 and 2013 in English and held by 762 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Guidelines for Selecting Activities for Science; Some Sample Teaching Encounters-Spontaneous and Planned; Teacher Evaluation and Planning; Summary; Suggested Resources; Chapter 7 The Social-Affective Domain; The Social-Affective Domain in the Preschool Curriculum; The Classroom Environment: Goals; The Classroom Environment: Influences; Role-Taking; Interpersonal Problem-Solving; Research on Effects of Interpersonal Problem Solving; Summary; Suggested Resources; Chapter 8 Imaginative Play; The Origins and Functions of Dramatic Play
New directions in Piagetian theory and practice( Book )

10 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 747 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Families as learning environments for children by Luis M Laosa( Book )

9 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 504 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The chapters in this volume reflect the work and thoughts of a group of researchers interested in studying families as learning environments for children. As we proceed in our quest to identify and understand with some specificity the familial factors associated with the intellectual and social development of children, the time is ripe for the reintroduction of families as units of study in psychological and educational research. With the increasing focus on the changing organization of the modern family, it is of more than academic interest to identify those variables that play a significant role in the child's development. Such knowledge certainly should help in the planning and design of appropriate and credible applications. These chapters, representing a broad spectrum of research, derive from papers presented and discussed at a working conference on families as learning environments sponsored by Educational Testing Service in Prince ton, New Jersey. Following the conference, the papers were revised and edited for inclusion in this volume. We are indebted to a number of people whose contributions helped make the conference a success: Samuel J. Messick and Winton H. Manning for their support; Jan Flaugher, Jessie Cryer, Linda Kozelski, and Betty Clausen for assistance with local arrangements; and William Nemceff, Kathleen Lingle, and Kalina Gonska for help with the audio-recording of the proceedings. LUIS M. LAOSA IRVING E. SIGEL vii Contents Introduction ... Xl Luis M. Laosa Chapter 1. Families as Facilitators of Children's Intellectual Development at 3 Years of Age: A Causal Analysis
Cognitive development from childhood to adolescence : a constructivist perspective by Irving E Sigel( Book )

10 editions published in 1977 in English and held by 450 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cognitive development : a life-span view by George E Forman( Book )

5 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 388 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Infants at risk : assessment of cognitive functioning by Richard B Kearsley( Book )

11 editions published between 1978 and 1979 in English and held by 386 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Changing families by Irving E Sigel( Book )

10 editions published between 1983 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 360 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

1. The Ethics of Intervention.- 2. Changing Families through Parent and Family Education: Review and Analysis.- 3. A Balancing Act: Preserving Family Autonomy and Protecting the Child.- 4. School, Occupation, Culture, and Family: The Impact of Parental Schooling on the Parent-Child Relationship.- 5. Parents' Beliefs about Child Socialization: A Study of Parenting Models.- 6. Prompting Parents toward Constructivist Caregiving Practices.- 7. Idividual Differences in Participation in a Parent-Child Support Program.- 8. Beyond the Deficit Model: The Empowerment of Parents with Information and Info
Images of childhood by C. Philip Hwang( Book )

14 editions published between 1996 and 2014 in English and held by 344 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The twentieth century will surely be remembered as a period of remarkable calamity, vigorous intellectual activity, and striking technological progress. For the first time in history, the development of rapid forms of communication and transportation shrunk the effective size of the world so that many of its citizens were made aware of events occurring in far-distant locations and came to appreciate cultural differences more directly than was previously possible. Among the many trends and events for which the century may be remembered, however, one will surely be the ascendancy of science and
Methods of family research : biographies of research projects by Gene H Brody( Book )

16 editions published between 1989 and 2014 in English and held by 334 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

These companion volumes provide a ""behind the scenes"" look into the personal experiences of researchers in an effort to eliminate the lack of communication surrounding family research methodology. They show how the researchers achieved their results and why they chose particular methodologies over others. These volumes present more than just findings -- they present the real experiences of the authors in their own styles and personalities, exposing the problems, mistakes, and concerns they experienced during their research projects. Volume I presents the experiences of researchers into typic
Development of mental representation : theories and applications by Irving E Sigel( Book )

13 editions published between 1999 and 2014 in English and held by 312 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

There is a general and extensive literature in the development of representational thought and symbolic processes because of its centrality in human evolution. However, the umbrella of science and its method does not necessarily lead to a coherent concept
Applied developmental science : graduate training for diverse disciplines and educational settings( Book )

5 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 182 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Handbook of child psychology by E. Mavis Hetherington( Book )

49 editions published between 1998 and 2007 in English and held by 177 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

" ... A comprehensive report of the current state of developmental psychology."--Page x
Child development and social science education by Irving E Sigel( Book )

2 editions published in 1966 in English and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Advances in applied developmental psychology( Book )

2 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Parents' bookreading habits with their children by Anthony D Pellegrini( Book )

3 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on Vygotsky's notion of the zone of proximal development, this study aimed to determine the extent to which parents' teaching of children become less directive as a function of children's age and communicative status and to describe relations between parents' interaction styles and children's verbal I.Q. One hundred and twenty families participated in the study: sixty families included a communicatively handicapped target child (ch), and sixty matched families had a non-handicapped target child (nch). Target children were divided into two age groups: 4- and 5-year-olds. Each parent engaged in a book reading task with the target child. Parents' interactions with children were classified according to levels of cognitive demand and directiveness. Results indicated that parents were generally more directive and less demanding with younger and ch children than they were with older and nch children. Further, different types of parental interaction styles predicted ch and nch children's I.Q. (Author/DST)
The American way by Nancy W Bauer( Book )

2 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A textbook describing the development of the American people
Parental distancing, beliefs and children's representational competence within the family context by Irving E Sigel( Book )

4 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The first aim of this study was to investigate the influence of child spacing, family size, and parental income and educational level on the way parents perceive and conceptualize the world around them and children within the family. A second aim was to explore the relationship between parents' belief systems regarding children's cognitive development and the behaviors parents use when teaching their children. A third objective was to assess the influence of parents' teaching behaviors, including distancing strategies, on the children's representational competence. Participants in the study were 120 families that varied with respect to number, spacing, ordinal position and sex of children and parent education-income level. Discriminant function analyses and analyses of variance indicated that both parents and children from one-child families differed from those from three-child families and that child spacing and ses were often involved in interactions that produced significant differences between groups. Regression analyses indicated that parental beliefs and behaviors and parental distancing behaviors and child outcomes were related to one another above and beyond demographic characteristics. Results of path analyses generally supported the model of the family in which parental distancing behaviors affect children's representational competence and children's ability level, and in which parental education and age and number of children affect parental beliefs. (Author/MP)
Child psychology in practice( Book )

5 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Part of the authoritative four-volume reference that spans the entire field of child development and has set the standard against which all other scholarly references are compared. Updated and revised to reflect the new developments in the field, the Handbook of Child Psychology, Sixth Edition contains new chapters on such topics as spirituality, social understanding, and non-verbal communication. Volume 4: Child Psychology in Practice, edited by K. Ann Renninger, Swarthmore College, and Irving E. Sigel, Educational Testing Service, covers child psychology in clinical and educational practice
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Parental belief systems : the psychological consequences for children
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シーゲル, I. E.

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Images of childhoodDevelopment of mental representation : theories and applicationsApplied developmental science : graduate training for diverse disciplines and educational settingsHandbook of child psychologyAdvances in applied developmental psychologyChild psychology in practice