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Introduction to Theories of Learning

Matthew H. Olson


PUBLISHED: 15th July 2012
ISBN: 9780205871865
ANNOTATION:
Defines learning and shows how the learning process is studied. Clearly written and user-friendly, Introduction to the Theories of Learning places learning in its historical perspective and provides appreciation for the figures and theories that have shaped 100 years of learning theory research. The 9th edition has been updated with the most current research in the field. With Pearson,s MySearchLab with interactive eText and Experiment,s Tool, this program is more user-friendly than ever. Learning Goals Upon completing this book, readers should be able to: * Define learning and show how the learning process is studied * Place learning theory in historical perspective * Present essential features of the major theories of learning with implications for educational practice Note: MySearchLab does not come automatically packaged with this text. To purchase MySearchLab, please visit: or you can purchase a ValuePack of the text + MySearchLab (at no additional cost).
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PUBLISHED: 15th July 2012
ISBN: 9780205871865
ANNOTATION:
Defines learning and shows how the learning process is studied. Clearly written and user-friendly, Introduction to the Theories of Learning places learning in its historical perspective and provides appreciation for the figures and theories that have shaped 100 years of learning theory research. The 9th edition has been updated with the most current research in the field. With Pearson,s MySearchLab with interactive eText and Experiment,s Tool, this program is more user-friendly than ever. Learning Goals Upon completing this book, readers should be able to: * Define learning and show how the learning process is studied * Place learning theory in historical perspective * Present essential features of the major theories of learning with implications for educational practice Note: MySearchLab does not come automatically packaged with this text. To purchase MySearchLab, please visit: or you can purchase a ValuePack of the text + MySearchLab (at no additional cost).

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Defines learning and shows how the learning process is studied. Clearly written and user-friendly, Introduction to the Theories of Learning places learning in its historical perspective and provides appreciation for the figures and theories that have shaped 100 years of learning theory research. The 9th edition has been updated with the most current research in the field. With Pearson,s MySearchLab with interactive eText and Experiment,s Tool, this program is more user-friendly than ever. Learning Goals Upon completing this book, readers should be able to: Define learning and show how the learning process is studied Place learning theory in historical perspective * Present essential features of the major theories of learning with implications for educational practice Note: MySearchLab does not come automatically packaged with this text. To purchase MySearchLab, please visit: or you can purchase a ValuePack of the text + MySearchLab (at no additional cost).

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Defines learning and shows how the learning process is studied. Clearly written and user-friendly, Introduction to the Theories of Learning places learning in its historical perspective and provides appreciation for the figures and theories that have shaped 100 years of learning theory research. The 9th edition has been updated with the most current research in the field. With Pearson's MySearchLab with interactive eText and Experiment's Tool, this program is more user-friendly than ever. Learning Goals Upon completing this book, readers should be able to: Define learning and show how the learning process is studied Place learning theory in historical perspective Present essential features of the major theories of learning with implications for educational practice Note: MySearchLab does not come automatically packaged with this text. To purchase MySearchLab, please visit: or you can purchase a ValuePack of the text + MySearchLab (at no additional cost).

Table of Contents

Part 1: Introduction to Learning 1. What Is Learning? 2. Approaches to the Study of Learning 3. Early Notions about Learning Part 2: Predominantly Functionalistic Theories 4. Edward Lee Thorndike 5. Burrhus Frederick Skinner 6. Clark Leonard Hull Part 3: Predominantly Associationistic Theories 7. Ivan Petrovich Pavlov 8. Edwin Ray Guthrie 9. William Kaye Estes Part 4: Predominantly Cognitive Theories 10. Gestalt Theory 11. Jean Piaget 12. Edward Chace Tolman 13. Albert Bandura Part 5: A Predominantly Neurophysiological Theory 14. Donald Olding Hebb Part 6: An Evolutionary Theory 15. Robert C. Bolles and Evolutionary Psychology Part 7: Some Final Thoughts 16. A Final Word 17. Glossary

Product Details

Author
Matthew H. Olson
Year
2012
ISBN-10
0205871860
ISBN-13
9780205871865
Format
Hardcover
Pages
480
Language
English
Edition
9th
Media
Book
Publication Date
2012-07-15
Edition Description
Revised
Short Title
INTRO TO THEORIES OF LEARNING
Subtitle
United States Edition
Country of Publication
United States
Publisher
Taylor & Francis Inc