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Human Learning 3RD Editionby Jeanne Ellis Ormrod
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New edition of an undergraduate text for students who do not have much background in psychology. The author covers behaviorist views of learning, classical conditioning, operant conditioning, social learning theory, cognitive views of learning, several topics in memory, complex learning and cognition, effective study strategies, and learning through interactions with others.
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This leading book in learning theories explains principles and theories of human learning in a lucid and engaging fashion and lays out the application of those theories and principles to educational practice. Covers many topics throughout the book: chaining, cognitive aspects of applied behavior analysis, constructivist and contextual views of learning, effects of verbalization and enactment, dichotomies in long-term memory, mental theories, development of expertise, effects of alternative forms of assessment, self-regulated learning and epistemological beliefs, self-worth theory, and internalized motivation.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 473-527) and indexes.
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