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Introduction to the Theories of Learning By Matthew H. Olson

Introduction to the Theories of Learning
by Matthew H. Olson

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Introduction to the Theories of Learning: International Edition by Matthew H. Olson

For undergraduate and graduate courses in Learning Theory and Learning in departments of psychology and education.

Accessible for undergraduates yet thorough enough for graduate students, this comprehensive text defines learning and shows how the learning process is studied. The text places learning in its historical perspective, giving students an appreciation for the figures and theories that have shaped 100 years of learning theory research.

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Table of Contents


I. INTRODUCTION TO LEARNING.

1. What Is Learning?
2. Approaches to the Study of Learning.
3. Early Notions about Learning.

II. PREDOMINANTLY FUNCTIONALISTIC THEORIES.

4. Edward Lee Thorndike.
5. Burrhus Frederick Skinner.
6. Clark Leonard Hull.

III. PREDOMINANTLY ASSOCIATIONISTIC THEORIES.

7. Ivan Petrovich Pavlov.
8. Edwin Ray Guthrie.
9. William Kaye Estes.

IV. PREDOMINANTLY COGNITIVE THEORIES.

10. Gestalt Theory.
11. Jean Piaget.
12. Edward Chace Tolman.
13. Albert Bandura.

V. A PREDOMINANTLY NEUROPHYSIOLOGICAL THEORY.

14. Donald Olding Hebb.

VI. AN EVOLUTIONARY THEORY.

15. Robert C. Bolles and Evolutionary Psychology.

VII. SOME FINAL THOUGHTS.

16. A Final Word.

17. Glossary

18. References

19. Name Index

20. Subject Index

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GOR004720620
Introduction to the Theories of Learning: International Edition by Matthew H. Olson
Matthew H. Olson
Used - Good
Paperback
Pearson Education (US)
2008-04-18
512
0132090023
9780132090025
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