Perspectives on Learning, 5th Edition / Edition 5

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Overview

Rather than simply outlining the classical and modern theories of learning, this widely adopted text brings the material to life through case studies that engage students in debates about what really happens in classrooms. Students are encouraged to test the strengths and weaknesses of each theory so that, ultimately, they will learn to formulate their own philosophies of teaching and learning.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780807749838
  • Publisher: Teachers College Press
  • Publication date: 9/24/2009
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 5
  • Pages: 144
  • Sales rank: 408,525
  • Product dimensions: 5.90 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 0.30 (d)

Table of Contents

A Note to the Instructor

Ch. 1 Introduction

Ch. 2 Classical Theories

Ch. 3 Behaviorism

Ch. 4 Problem Solving, Insight, and Activity

Ch. 5 Piagetian Structures and Psychological Constructivism

Ch. 6 Social Aspects of Learning

Ch. 7 Cognitive Structures and Disciplinary Structures

Ch. 8 Transfer of Learning

Ch. 9 The Cognitive Science Approach

Ch. 10 Arguments and Issues

References, Notes and Further Reading

Annotated Bibliography

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