An Introduction to Theories of Learning / Edition 5

An Introduction to Theories of Learning / Edition 5

by B. R. Hergenhahn, Matthew H. Olson
     
 

ISBN-10: 0132417871

ISBN-13: 9780132417877

Pub. Date: 08/28/1996

Publisher: Prentice Hall Professional Technical Reference

The book explains major theories of learning, traces historical developments and covers how they are related to educational practice. The focus is on theories of learning rather than principles of learning.  See more details below

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The book explains major theories of learning, traces historical developments and covers how they are related to educational practice. The focus is on theories of learning rather than principles of learning.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780132417877
Publisher:
Prentice Hall Professional Technical Reference
Publication date:
08/28/1996
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
502
Product dimensions:
7.25(w) x 9.57(h) x 1.15(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Pt. 1Introduction to Learning
Ch. 1What Is Learning?1
Ch. 2Approaches to the Study of Learning14
Ch. 3Early Notions about Learning30
Pt. 2Predominantly Functionalistic Theories
Ch. 4Edward Lee Thorndike56
Ch. 5Burrhus Frederic Skinner79
Ch. 6Clark Leonard Hull124
Pt. 3Predominantly Associationistic Theories
Ch. 7Ivan Petrovich Pavlov160
Ch. 8Edwin Ray Guthrie202
Ch. 9William Kaye Estes225
Pt. 4Predominantly Cognitive Theories
Ch. 10Gestalt Theory245
Ch. 11Jean Piaget274
Ch. 12Edward Chace Tolman292
Ch. 13Albert Bandura319
Ch. 14Donald A. Norman352
Pt. 5A Predominantly Neurophysiological Theory
Ch. 15Donald Olding Hebb387
Pt. 6Some Final Thoughts
Ch. 16Implications for Education431
Ch. 17A Final Word462
References473
Name Index487
Subject Index492

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