Jeanne E Ormrod

Jeanne Ellis Ormrod received her A.B. in psychology from Brown University and her M.S. and Ph.D. in educational psychology from The Pennsylvania State University. She earned licensure in school psychology through postdoctoral work at Temple University and the University of Colorado at Boulder and has worked as a middle school geography teacher and school psychologist. She was Professor of Educational Psychology at the University of Northern Colorado until 1998, when she moved east to return to her native New England. She has published numerous research articles on cognition and memory, cognitive development, and giftedness but is probably best known for this book and four others: Human Learning (currently in its sixth edition); Educational Psychology: Developing Learners (currently in its eigth edition); Child Development and Education (co authored with Teresa McDevitt, currently in its fifth edition); and Practical Research (co authored with Paul Leedy, Read More chevron_right