Human Learning

Human Learning

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For courses in Educational Learning Theory, Educational Psychology, and Learning and Memory. The leader in the field, this text covers a wide range of theories - conditioning, social-cognitive, information processing, and social constructivism - and provides a thorough grounding in the psychology of motivation. Coverage demonstrates - through the author's lucid prose - how different concepts relate to one another; provides dozens of proven examples; and, emphasizes meaningful learning that makes the fundamentals of these theories as well as their application to education understandable to students with little or no prior coursework in psychology.show more

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  • Hardback | 608 pages
  • 190.5 x 236.22 x 30.48mm | 1,133.98g
  • Pearson Education Limited
  • Prentice-Hall
  • Harlow, United Kingdom
  • Revised
  • 4th Revised edition
  • references, index
  • 0130941999
  • 9780130941992

Table of contents

I: INTRODUCTION TO HUMAN LEARNING. 1. Definitions and Perspectives of Learning. 2. Learning and the Brain. II: BEHAVIORIST VIEWS OF LEARNING. 3. Behaviorism and Classical Conditioning. 4. Operant Conditioning. 5. Applications of Operant Conditioning. 6. Effects of Aversive Stimuli. III: SOCIAL COGNITIVE THEORY. 7. Social Cognitive Theory. IV: COGNITIVE VIEWS OF LEARNING. 8. Antecedents and Assumptions of Cognitivism. 9. Basic Components of Memory. 10. Long-Term Memory I: Storage. 11. Long-Term Memory II: The Nature of Knowledge. 12. Long-Term Memory III: Retrieval and Forgetting. V: COMPLEX LEARNING AND COGNITION. 13. Metacognition, Self-Regulated Learning, and Study Strategies. 14. Transfer and Problem-Solving. 15. Social Processes in Knowledge Construction. VI: MOTIVATION. 16. Motivation and Affect. 17. Cognitive Factors in Motivation. 18. Attributions. References. Index. Author Index. Subject Index.show more

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