Social and Emotional Learning
A Critical Appraisal
- Neil Humphrey - The University of Manchester, UK
Education Studies | Emotional Literacy
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
great suggestions supported with theory
An excellent analysis of SEL - this book has an ambitious remit, but the author achieves his aims with authority and conviction while maintaining a balanced and fair approach throughout. Suitable for a wide audience, from researchers to practitioners. Highly recommended.
This book provides an insightful and important contribution to the contemporary educational issues encompassing social and emotional learning. The narrative text engages the reader in both the complexity and practical application of SEL. The author proposes a clear and articulate argument for greater interest from the academic and research community.
An insightful look at a topic which any educator should be aware of.