Human Learning

Human Learning, 8th edition

  • Jeanne Ellis Ormrod

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Overview

Human Learning makes the concepts, principles and theories related to human learning and cognition meaningful. Concrete examples, specific classroom applications and a conversational writing style enliven discussions of contemporary perspectives and topics such as motivated reasoning and desirable difficulties.

Published by Pearson (July 23rd 2021) - Copyright © 2020

ISBN-13: 9780137413287

Subject: Educational Psychology

Category: Introduction to Educational Psychology

Table of contents

PART I: INTRODUCTION TO HUMAN LEARNING
1. Perspectives on Learning
2. Learning and the Brain

PART II: BEHAVIORIST VIEWS OF LEARNING
3. Behaviorist Principles and Theories
4. Applications of Behaviorist Principles

PART III: SOCIAL COGNITIVE THEORY
5. Social Cognitive Theory

PART IV: COGNITIVE VIEWS OF LEARNING
6. Introduction to Cognitive Perspectives
7. Long-Term Memory Storage and Retrieval Processes
8. The Nature of Knowledge

PART V: DEVELOPMENTAL AND CONTEXTUAL PERSPECTIVES
9. Cognitive-Developmental Perspectives
10. Sociocultural Theories
11. Contemporary Contextual Frameworks

PART VI: COMPLEX LEARNING AND COGNITION
12. Metacognition, Self-Regulated Learning, and Study Strategies
13. Transfer, Problem Solving, and Critical Thinking
14. Learning and Technology

PART VII: MOTIVATION
15. Basic Concepts and Principles in Human Motivation
16. Cognitive Factors in Motivation

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