9780136057727

Introduction to the Theories of Learning

  • ISBN 13:

    9780136057727

  • ISBN 10:

    0136057721

  • Edition: 8th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 04/11/2008
  • Publisher: Pearson
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Summary

Clearly written and user-friendly, this comprehensive book defines learning and shows how the learning process is studied. It places learning in an historical perspective, and provides appreciation for the figures and theories that have shaped 100 years of learning theory research.It presents essential features of the major theories of learning in the words of the theorists, introducing readers to the pioneering work of E.L. Thorndike, Ivan Pavlov, B.F. Skinner, Clark Hull, Edwin Guthrie, William Estes, the Gestalt psychologists, Jean Piaget, E.C. Tolman, Albert Bandura, Donald Hebb, and Robert Bolles; and examines some of the relationships between learning theory and educational practices.An excellent reference work for those involved in education and learning.

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