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This highly respected, market-leading textbook on learning theories applied to education prepares pre-service teachers and other educators with a unique and meaningful learning experience. The sixth edition of Human Learning covers a broad-range of learning theories and key perspectives on learning related to education, including: behaviorist, cognitive, social cognitive, contextual, and developmental theories, always highlighting relationships between concepts. Additionally, the text details associationistic processes (e.g., classical and instrumental conditioning), and more complex and distinctly human processes (e.g. metacognition, self-regulated learning, critical thinking). Every chapter features key pedagogical concepts with specific applications to classroom practice, numerous concrete examples that illustrate key concepts, principles, and recommendations and dozens of proven examples help make the fundamentals of these theories comprehensible to students with little or no prior coursework in psychology. Significant updates to this textbook include: important updates to reflect the most current research and new theories in the field, expansion of the chapter on cognition and memory, re-organization of Piaget and Vygotsky content into two separate chapters, a core section on teaching critical thinking skills, and the discussion of technology-based instructed has been significantly revised and expanded in this edition.

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Genre: Education
Author: Jeanne Ellis Ormrod
Publisher: Prentice Hall
Release: 2011-09
File: 501 Pages
ISBN-13: 0132595184

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Mrs Gribbin invites you to join her as she explores the changing landscape of learning theories and their implications.

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Genre: Education
Author: Guy R. Lefrançois
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Release: 2019-10-31
File: 533 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781108484633

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Improving Human Learning in the Classroom provides a functional and realistic approach to facilitate learning through a demonstration of commonalities between the various theories of learning. Designed to assist educators in eliciting students' prior knowledge, providing feedback, transfer of knowledge, and promoting self-assessment, Taylor and MacKenney provide proven strategies for infusing various learning theories into a curriculum, guiding educators to find their own strategies for promoting learning in the classroom. Both quantitative and qualitative research methods investigate learning theories and reforms in education. Quantitative data sources build the theoretical framework for educating the student, as well as developing strategies for closing the achievement gap. Taylor and MacKenney fuse personal experiences with solid strategies for human learning.

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Genre: Education
Author: George R. Taylor
Publisher: R&L Education
Release: 2008-10-03
File: 326 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781578869091

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Genre: Apprentissage - Aspect physiologique
Author: Thomas Hardy Leahey
Publisher:
Release: 1989
File: 451 Pages
ISBN-13: STANFORD:36105000047188

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Genre: Learning, Psychology of
Author: David L. Horton
Publisher: Englewood Cliffs, N.J. : Prentice-Hall
Release: 1976
File: 501 Pages
ISBN-13: UOM:39015003506766

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Author: Edward L. Thorndike
Publisher:
Release: 1966
File: Pages
ISBN-13:

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"The study of human development, in New Zealand as elsewhere, was long dominated by the theories of the Swiss psychologist Jean Piaget. In recent years, however, Piaget's ideas have been increasingly challenged and even discredited. Piaget, it was discovered, was unable to recognise the significance of social, cultural or gender differences in development. His only way of portraying development was as a universal sequence of stages. Moreover, Piaget's account of developmental change stopped at adolescence. What are the implications of the eclipse of Piaget? How do we study human development here and now -- after Piaget? "Growing up" tackles these questions head-on. It does so in an accessible manner and in a New Zealand context. Having summarised the reasons for Piaget's decline, the contributors explore alternatives. In particular, they discuss Vygotsky and Bronfenbrenner which attempt to take account of the social cultural and historical contexts of individual development. The emphasis throughout is on the need for explanation to be localised and specific. Therefore, special attention is paid to the New Zealand context and to issues of gender, of race, and of disability. The role of research is also given critical attention, since research in general has made the same assumptions of universality of which Piaget is now accused. "Growing up" therefore introduces readers to a wide range of research methods and shows that the traditional psychology-based methods are problematic." -- Back cover.

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Genre: Cognition
Author: John R. Morss
Publisher:
Release: 1991
File: 260 Pages
ISBN-13: IND:30000039121870

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Genre: Education
Author: Lester Donald Crow
Publisher:
Release: 1963
File: 493 Pages
ISBN-13: UOM:39015048672987

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For courses in Advanced Educational Psychology, Learning Theory and Cognition and Instruction. The market-leading education textbook on learning theories, Human Learning, Sixth Edition, covers a broad range of concepts and is supported by the author’s lucid and engaging writing style, which helps readers learn the book’s content meaningfully. In this new sixth edition, readers will find significant updates to reflect the most current research in the field, including: expansion of the chapter on cognition and memory; re-organization of content on Piaget and Vygotsky into two separate chapters; a core section on teaching critical-thinking skills; and the significantly revised discussion of technology-based instructed. Instructors and students alike can feel confident in learning about learning with this influential and best-selling author. Over the years, Jeanne E. Ormrod has received many unsolicited e-mail messages from students who tell her how much they’ve enjoyed and appreciated previous editions of Human Learning.

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Genre: Psychology
Author: Jeanne Ellis Ormrod
Publisher: Pearson Higher Ed
Release: 2013-08-28
File: 616 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781292036328

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As interest grows in theories of lifelong learning not only across society but also as an area of serious academic study, the need has arisen for a thorough and critical study of the phenomenon. This distillation of the work of renowned writer Peter Jarvis addresses this need, looking at the processes involved in human learning from birth to old age and moving the field on from previous unsystematic and mainly psychological studies. Instead, Jarvis argues that learning is existential, and so its study must be complex and interdisciplinary. The result is a giant step towards building a complete and integrated theory of how humans learn, taking account of existing theories to see if they can be reconciled with a more complex model. Applying his expert analytical approach to this wide-ranging topic, Jarvis looks in detail at: learning in the social context the transformation of experience the outcomes of learning learning and action cognitive theories emotions and learning experiential learning.

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Genre: Education
Author: Peter Jarvis
Publisher: Routledge
Release: 2012-08-06
File: 232 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781134254842

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