Human Learning, 8th edition
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In Human Learning, Ormrod looks at behaviorist, social cognitive, cognitive, constructivist, cognitive-developmental, sociocultural and contextual theories. Using many concrete examples and specific classroom applications, plus a conversational writing style, the author engages you from the start and makes the concepts, principles and theories related to human learning and cognition meaningful.
The 8th Edition includes expanded discussions of several contemporary perspectives and a variety of new topics that have emerged in recent research (e.g., motivated reasoning, desirable difficulties). Some discussions of psychological perspectives on learning that have primarily historical value have been either condensed or altogether removed to make room for recent advances in theory and research.
Published by Pearson (July 23rd 2021) - Copyright © 2020
Subject: Educational Psychology
Category: Introduction to Educational Psychology
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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