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Introduction to the Theories of Learning, An, 9th Edition

By Matthew H. Olson, BR Hergenhahn

Published by Pearson Education Canada

Published Date: Jul 15, 2012


Defines learning and shows how the learning process is studied.


Clearly written and user-friendly, Introduction to the Theories of Learning places learning in its historical perspective and provides appreciation for the figures and theories that have shaped 100 years of learning theory research.


The 9th edition has been updated with the most current research in the field. With Pearson’s MySearchLab with interactive eText and Experiment’s Tool, this program is more user-friendly than ever.


Learning Goals

Upon completing this book, readers should be able to:

  • Define learning and show how the learning process is studied
  • Place learning theory in historical perspective
  • Present essential features of the major theories of learning with implications for educational practice

Note: MySearchLab does not come automatically packaged with this text. To purchase MySearchLab, please visit: or you can purchase a ValuePack of the text + MySearchLab (at no additional cost).

Purchase Info

ISBN-10: 0-205-87186-0

ISBN-13: 978-0-205-87186-5

Format: Book

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