Introduction to the Theories of Learning
Edition: 8th 2009
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Description: Clearly written and user-friendly, this comprehensive book defines learning and shows how the learning process is studied. It places learning in an historical perspective, and provides appreciation for the figures and theories that have shaped 100 years of learning theory research.It presents essential features of the major theories of learning in the words of the theorists, introducing readers to the pioneering work of E.L. Thorndike, Ivan Pavlov, B.F. Skinner, Clark Hull, Edwin Guthrie, William Estes, the Gestalt psychologists, Jean Piaget, E.C. Tolman, Albert Bandura, Donald Hebb, and Robert Bolles; and examines some of the relationships between learning theory and educational practices.An excellent reference work for those involved in education and learning.
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All the information you need in one place! Each Study Brief is a summary of one specific subject; facts, figures, and explanations to help you learn faster.
List price: $166.20
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Publication date: 4/11/2008
Size: 7.25" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
|Introduction to Learning|
|What Is Learning?|
|Approaches to the Study of Learning|
|Early Notions about Learning|
|Predominantly Functionalistic Theories|
|Edward Lee Thorndike|
|Burrhus Frederick Skinner|
|Clark Leonard Hull|
|Predominantly Associationistic Theories|
|Ivan Petrovich Pavlov|
|Edwin Ray Guthrie|
|William Kaye Estes|
|Predominantly Cognitive Theories|
|Edward Chace Tolman|
|A Predominantly Neurophysiological Theory|
|Donald Olding Hebb|
|An Evolutionary Theory|
|Some Final Thoughts|
|A Final Word|