Human Learning, Pearson eText -- Access Card

Human Learning, Pearson eText -- Access Card

by Jeanne Ellis Ormrod

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ISBN-13: 9780133972474
Publisher: Pearson
Publication date: 01/07/2015
Pages: 608
Product dimensions: 8.10(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.04(d)

About the Author

Jeanne Ellis Ormrod holds a B.A. degree in psychology from Brown University and M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in educational psychology from The Pennsylvania State University. For many years she was a faculty member at the University of Northern Colorado, where she taught courses in learning and cognition, educational psychology, measurement, and research methods; she is currently Professor Emerita of Psychological Sciences at UNC. Dr. Ormrod has published numerous research articles but is probably best known for this book and several other textbooks: Educational Psychology: Developing Learners (8th ed., 2014); Essentials of Educational Psychology (4th ed., 2015); Our Minds, Our Memories: Enhancing Thinking and Learning at All Ages (2011); Child Development and Education (with Teresa McDevitt; 5th ed., 2013); and Practical Research: Planning and Design (with Paul Leedy, 11th ed., 2016).

Table of Contents

PART ONE INTRODUCTION TO HUMAN LEARNING

CHAPTER 1 Perspectives on Learning

CHAPTER 2 Learning and the Brain

PART TWO BEHAVIORIST VIEWS OF LEARNING

CHAPTER 3 Behaviorist Principles and Theories

CHAPTER 4 Applications of Behaviorist Principles

PART THREE SOCIAL COGNITIVE THEORY

CHAPTER 5 Social Cognitive Theory

PART FOUR COGNITIVE VIEWS OF LEARNING

CHAPTER 6 Introduction to Cognitivism

CHAPTER 7 Basic Components of Memory

CHAPTER 8 Long-Term Memory Storage and Retrieval Processes

CHAPTER 9 The Nature of Knowledge

PART FIVE DEVELOPMENTAL AND CONTEXTUAL PERSPECTIVES

CHAPTER 10 Cognitive-Developmental Perspectives

CHAPTER 11 Sociocultural Theory and Other Contextual Perspectives

PART SIX COMPLEX LEARNING AND COGNITION

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

CHAPTER 13 Transfer, Problem Solving, and Critical Thinking

PART SEVEN MOTIVATION

CHAPTER 14 Motivation and Affect

CHAPTER 15 Cognitive Factors in Motivation

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