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Human Learning By Jeanne Ellis Ormrod

Human Learning
by Jeanne Ellis Ormrod

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Covers a range of theories - conditioning, social-cognitive, information processing, and social constructivism - and provides a grounding in the psychology of motivation. This book is designed for courses in Educational Learning Theory, Educational Psychology, and Learning and Memory.
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Human Learning by Jeanne Ellis Ormrod

For courses in Educational Learning Theory, Educational Psychology, and Learning and Memory.

The leader in the field, this text covers a wide range of theories - conditioning, social-cognitive, information processing, and social constructivism - and provides a thorough grounding in the psychology of motivation. Coverage demonstrates - through the author's lucid prose - how different concepts relate to one another; provides dozens of proven examples; and, emphasizes meaningful learning that makes the fundamentals of these theories as well as their application to education understandable to students with little or no prior coursework in psychology.

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Table of Contents


I: INTRODUCTION TO HUMAN LEARNING.

1. Definitions and Perspectives of Learning.
2. Learning and the Brain.

II: BEHAVIORIST VIEWS OF LEARNING.

3. Behaviorism and Classical Conditioning.
4. Operant Conditioning.
5. Applications of Operant Conditioning.
6. Effects of Aversive Stimuli.

III: SOCIAL COGNITIVE THEORY.

7. Social Cognitive Theory.

IV: COGNITIVE VIEWS OF LEARNING.

8. Antecedents and Assumptions of Cognitivism.
9. Basic Components of Memory.
10. Long-Term Memory I: Storage.
11. Long-Term Memory II: The Nature of Knowledge.
12. Long-Term Memory III: Retrieval and Forgetting.

V: COMPLEX LEARNING AND COGNITION.

13. Metacognition, Self-Regulated Learning, and Study Strategies.
14. Transfer and Problem-Solving.
15. Social Processes in Knowledge Construction.

VI: MOTIVATION.

16. Motivation and Affect.
17. Cognitive Factors in Motivation.
18. Attributions.
References.
Index.
Author Index.
Subject Index.

Additional information

GOR008643255
Human Learning by Jeanne Ellis Ormrod
Jeanne Ellis Ormrod
Used - Good
Hardback
Pearson Education (US)
2003-07-25
608
0130941999
9780130941992
N/A
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