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< P style=MARGIN: 0px> < I> Human Learning< /I> , fifth edition, is the leading text on learning theories applied to education.& nbsp; It covers a broad range of learning theories, including behaviorist, social cognitive, cognitive, and developmental.& nbsp; Complex learning and cognition, including metacognition, transfer, and social processes in knowledge construction are also covered, as is motivation.& nbsp; Coverage demonstrates, through the author& #39; s extremely lucid and engaging prose, how different concepts relate to one another.& nbsp; The book provides dozens of proven examples, and emphasizes meaningful learning that makes the fundamentals of these theories comprehensible to students with little or no prior coursework in psychology.& nbsp; Key revisions to this book include a thoroughly updated section on behaviorism, a new, separate chapter on the developmental theories of Piaget and Vygotsky, and a reorganized motivation section.< /P>

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Never HIGHLIGHT a Book Again! Virtually all testable terms, concepts, persons, places, and events are included. Cram101 Textbook Outlines gives all of the outlines, highlights, notes for your textbook with optional online practice tests. Only Cram101 Outlines are Textbook Specific. Cram101 is NOT the Textbook.

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Human Learning, fifth edition, is the leading text on learning theories applied to education.  It covers a broad range of learning theories, including behaviorist, social cognitive, cognitive, and developmental.  Complex learning and cognition, including metacognition, transfer, and social processes in knowledge construction are also covered, as is motivation.  Coverage demonstrates, through the author's extremely lucid and engaging prose, how different concepts relate to one another.  The book provides dozens of proven examples, and emphasizes meaningful learning that makes the fundamentals of these theories comprehensible to students with little or no prior coursework in psychology.  Key revisions to this book include a thoroughly updated section on behaviorism, a new, separate chapter on the developmental theories of Piaget and Vygotsky, and a reorganized motivation section.

Table of Contents

PART I.        Introduction to Human Learning

 

Chapter 1        Perspectives on Learning

Chapter 2        Learning and the Brain

 

PART II.       Behaviorist Views of Learning

 

Chapter 3        Behaviorism and Classical Conditioning

Chapter 4        Instrumental Conditioning

Chapter 5        Applications of Instrumental Conditioning

 

PART III.      Social Cognitive Theory

 

Chapter 6        Social Cognitive Theory

 

PART IV.      Cognitive Views of Learning

 

Chapter 7        Introduction to Cognition and Memory

Chapter 8        Long-Term Memory I: Storage

Chapter 9        Long-Term Memory II: The Nature of Knowledge

Chapter 10      Long-Term Memory III: Retrieval and Forgetting

 

PART V.        Developmental Perspectives

 

Chapter 11      Developmental Perspectives on Cognition

 

PART VI.       Complex Learning and Cognition

 

Chapter 12      Metacognition, Self-Regulated Learning, and Study Strategies

Chapter 13      Transfer and Problem Solving

Chapter 14      Social Processes in Knowledge Construction

 

PART VII.      Motivation

 

Chapter 15      Motivation and Affect

Chapter 16      Cognitive Factors in Motivation

 

References

Product Details

ISBN:
9780132327497
Author:
Ormrod, Jeanne Ellis
Publisher:
Academic Internet Publishers
Author:
Ormrod, Jeanne
Author:
Cram101 Textbook Reviews, Textbook Revie
Author:
Ormrod, Jeanne E.
Author:
Cram101 Textbook Reviews
Subject:
Testing & Measurement
Subject:
Educational Psychology
Subject:
Learning Styles
Subject:
Behaviorism (psychology)
Subject:
Learning, psychology of
Subject:
General
Subject:
Education-General
Copyright:
Edition Number:
5
Publication Date:
April 2007
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
College/higher education:
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
608
Dimensions:
9.22x7.86x1.13 in. 2.47 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , Never HIGHLIGHT a Book Again! Virtually all testable terms, concepts, persons, places, and events are included. Cram101 Textbook Outlines gives all of the outlines, highlights, notes for your textbook with optional online practice tests. Only Cram101 Outlines are Textbook Specific. Cram101 is NOT the Textbook.
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Human Learning, fifth edition, is the leading text on learning theories applied to education.  It covers a broad range of learning theories, including behaviorist, social cognitive, cognitive, and developmental.  Complex learning and cognition, including metacognition, transfer, and social processes in knowledge construction are also covered, as is motivation.  Coverage demonstrates, through the author's extremely lucid and engaging prose, how different concepts relate to one another.  The book provides dozens of proven examples, and emphasizes meaningful learning that makes the fundamentals of these theories comprehensible to students with little or no prior coursework in psychology.  Key revisions to this book include a thoroughly updated section on behaviorism, a new, separate chapter on the developmental theories of Piaget and Vygotsky, and a reorganized motivation section.

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