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Learning Theories An Educational Perspective

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ISBN-10: 0132065584

ISBN-13: 9780132065580

Edition: 2nd 1996

Authors: Dale H. Schunk

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This book provides succinct, complete overviews of all current behavioral and cognitive theories and presents their implications for learning and instruction. It covers motivation and self-regulation and contains a new chapter on development and learning. In addition to theory, it gives equal treatment to the applications of principles and concepts of teaching and learning. For educators and school administrators.
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Book details

List price: $78.00
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 1996
Publisher: Merrill Publishing Company
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 528
Size: 7.09" wide x 9.45" long
Weight: 2.134
Language: English

Dale H. Schunk is Dean of the School of Education and Professor of Curriculum and Instruction at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. He holds a Ph.D. in Educational Psychology from Stanford University, a M.Ed. from Boston University, and a B.S. from the University of Illinois at Urbana. He has held faculty positions at Purdue University (where he served as Head of the Department of Educational Studies), the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (where he also was Chair of the Academic Affairs Institutional Review Board), And The University of Houston.Dale has edited six books, is co-author of Motivation in Education: Theory, Research, and Applications (Prentice Hall, 2008)…    

Learning: Introduction, Issues, Historical Perspectives
Behavioral Theories
Social Cognitive Theory
Information Processing
Cognitive Learning Processes
Cognition and Instruction
Constructivism
Motivation
Content-Area Learning
Development and Learning
Glossary
References
Author Index
Subject Index