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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.

Overview

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 iv
PART ONE INTRODUCTION TO LEARNING
What is Learning?
1(12)
Approaches to the Study of Learning
13(15)
Early Notions about Learning
28(25)
PART TWO PREDOMINANTLY FUNCTIONALISTIC THEORIES
Edward Lee Thorndike
53(24)
Burrhus Frederic Skinner
77(45)
Clark Leonard Hull
122(38)
PART THREE PREDOMINANTLY ASSOCIATIONISTIC THEORIES
Ivan Petrovich Pavlov
160(43)
Edwin Ray Guthrie
203(23)
William Kaye Estes
226(26)
PART FOUR PREDOMINANTLY COGNITIVE THEORIES
Gestalt Theory
252(27)
Jean Piaget
279(18)
Edward Chace Tolman
297(27)
Albert Bandura
324(34)
Donald A. Norman
358(34)
PART FIVE A PREDOMINANTLY NEUROPHYSIOLOGICAL THEORY
Donald Olding Hebb
392(43)
PART SIX SOME FINAL THOUGHTS
Implications for Education
435(26)
A Final Word
461(9)
References 470(18)
Name Index 488(6)
Subject Index 494

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