Learning Theories

Learning Theories : An Educational Perspective

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Core text for Learning Theories in education and Human Learning courses in psychology.

This text provides succinct, complete overviews of all current behavioral and cognitive theories and presents their implications for learning and instruction. Also 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. Ideal for students with minimal course background in psychology, this text illustrates abstract concepts with specific examples. Students can also gather helpful information from a detailed glossary with more than 300 technical terms and an extensive bibliography with more than 1,100 references.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 522 pages
  • 197.9 x 243.1 x 29mm | 997.91g
  • Pearson
  • United States
  • 3rd edition
  • 0130108502
  • 9780130108500

Table of contents

1. Learning: Introduction, Issues, and Historical Perspectives.

2. Behavioral Theories.

3. Social Cognitive Theory.

4. Information Processing.

5. Cognitive Learning Processes.

6. Development and Learning.

7. Content-Area Learning.

8. Motivation.

9. Self-Regulation.

10. Instruction.



Author Index.

Subject Index.
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