Social and Emotional Learning
A Critical Appraisal
- Neil Humphrey - The University of Manchester, UK
Learning & Cognition
This important new book provides the first in-depth, authoritative and balanced examination of the critical issues pervading Social and Emotional Learning (SEL). The book highlights strengths and flaws in SEL theory and research, and sets the agenda for the next generation of inquiry.
The book investigates key topics such as:
- definitions and conceptualization
- origins and influences
- international policy and practice
- assessment and monitoring
It will be valuable to researchers, policy-makers, students, teachers, and anyone interested in the role of schools play in promoting children's social and emotional wellbeing.
Neil Humphrey is Professor of Psychology of Education at the University of Manchester
This book is well-written and easy to follow. The book provides a strong balance of perspectives which are supported by detailed research and evidence. I recommend to anyone teaching in the area of education and child development - if school-based practice is required.
The book provides an in-depth-overiew of latest research on this topic. It also gives ideas on what to focus in the future.
Essential reading for students writing in the area of SEL
This is a really good book, well written and full of excellent information
Social and emotional learning is an area that is not given enough attention whether teaching or in practice. This book allows a more considered view
Excellent text and a topic of increasing interest to teachers
good introductory book including review of up-to-date research and literature
Excellent focus, a 'must' read
A good overview of key issues will be a useful source for my students
A comprehensive and critical exploration of SEL, the first of its kind as far as I am aware. An important text to develop future practitioners' awareness of some of the key thematic issues within education in relation to SEL.