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Learning Theories: An Educational Perspective, Pearson eText with Loose-Leaf Version -- Access Card Package, 7th Edition

By Dale H. Schunk

Published by Pearson

Published Date: Dec 29, 2014

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This title is only available as a loose-leaf version with Pearson eText.

 

This work offers a very current and comprehensive look at the key theoretical principles, concepts, and research findings about learning. Special attention is paid to how these concepts and principles can be applied in today’s classrooms. In this essential resource, students are introduced to and see how to apply the key theoretical principles, concepts, and research findings about learning. The book begins with a discussion of the relationship between learning theory and instruction. It then looks at the neuroscience of learning. Five chapters cover the major theories of learning—behaviorism, social cognitive theory, information processing theory, and constructivism.  The following four chapters cover key topics related to learning—cognitive learning processes, motivation, self-regulated learning, and contextual influences. The final chapter, Next Steps, helps students consolidate their views about learning. Throughout, the book features numerous applications.

 

 

0134013484 / 9780134013480 Learning Theories: An Educational Perspective, Pearson eText with Loose-Leaf Version -- Access Card Package

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  • 0133599728 / 9780133599725 Learning Theories: An Educational Perspective, Loose-Leaf Version
  • 0133972488 / 9780133972481 Learning Theories: An Educational Perspective, Pearson eText -- Access Card

 

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Introduction to the Study of Learning

Chapter 2 Neuroscience of Learning

Chapter 3 Behaviorism

Chapter 4 Social Cognitive Theory

Chapter 5 Information Processing Theory: Encoding and Storage

Chapter 6 Information Processing Theory: Retrieval and Forgetting

Chapter 7 Cognitive Learning Processes

Chapter 8 Constructivism

Chapter 9 Motivation

Chapter 10 Self-Regulated Learning

Chapter 11 Contextual Influences

Chapter 12 Next Steps