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Psychology of Learning For Instruction (2nd Edition)

Marcy P Driscoll
Psychology of Learning For Instruction (2nd Edition)

Psychology of Learning For Instruction (2nd Edition)

Marcy P Driscoll

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All chapters conclude with "Conclusion," "Suggested Readings," and/or "Reflective Questions and Activities." I. INTRODUCTION. 1. Introduction to Theories of Learning and Instruction. What Is a Theory of Learning? Learning in History. Learning Theory and Instruction. The General Plan and Approach of This Book. II. LEARNING AND BEHAVIOR. 2. Radical Behaviorism. The Experimental Analysis of Behavior. Principles of Behavior Management. Planning a Program of Behavior Change. Contributions of Behaviorism to Instruction. The Behaviorist Perspective on Learning: Issues and Criticisms. III. LEARNING AND COGNITION. 3. Cognitive Information Processing. Overview of the Information-Processing System. Sensory Memory. Working Memory. Long-Term Memory. Implications of CIP for Instruction. 4. Meaningful Learning and Schema Theory. Ausubel's Meaningful Reception Learning. Meaningful Learning as Assimilation to Schema. Meaningful Learning, Schema Theory, and Instruction. 5. Situated Cognition. The Nature of Situated Cognition. Antecedents to Situated Cognition. Processes of Situated Cognition. Implications of Situated Cognition for Instruction. IV. LEARNING AND DEVELOPMENT. 6. Cognitive and Knowledge Development. Jean Piaget's Genetic Epistemology. Beyond Piaget: Alternative Perspectives on Cognitive Development. Implications for Instruction of Developmental Theory. 7. Interactional Theories of Cognitive Development. Bruner: Going beyond the Information Given. Vygotsky: The Social Formation of Mind. V. LEARNING AND BIOLOGY. 8. Biological Bases of Learning and Memory. Ultimate Causes: Evolution and Behavior. Proximate Causes: Neurophysiology of Learning. VI. LEARNING AND MOTIVATION. 9. Motivation and Self-Regulation in Learning. A Brief History. Origins and Determinants of Motivation. Continuing Motivation and Self-Regulation. A Model of Motivational Design. VII. LEARNING AND INSTRUCTION. 10. Gagne's Theory of Instruction. Instructional Psychology, Instructional Theories, Instructional Models. Robert M. Gagne and the Conditions of Learning. An Application of Gagne's Instructional Theory. 11. Constructivism. Constructivism: A Contrasting Theory. VIII. Epilogue. 12. Toward a Personal Theory of Learning and Instruction. References. Index.

- Publisher "This cognitively-oriented book focuses on learning and instruction." The applications and implications of learning theories are explained and illustrated using excellent examples ranging from primary school instruction to corporate training. An important theme of the book is reflective practice, which is designed to foster a critical and reflective mode of thinking when considering any particular approach to learning and instruction." For anyone interested in learning and instruction from primary schools to corporate training.

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All chapters conclude with "Conclusion," "Suggested Readings," and/or "Reflective Questions and Activities." I. INTRODUCTION. 1. Introduction to Theories of Learning and Instruction. What Is a Theory of Learning? Learning in History. Learning Theory and Instruction. The General Plan and Approach of This Book. II. LEARNING AND BEHAVIOR. 2. Radical Behaviorism. The Experimental Analysis of Behavior. Principles of Behavior Management. Planning a Program of Behavior Change. Contributions of Behaviorism to Instruction. The Behaviorist Perspective on Learning: Issues and Criticisms. III. LEARNING AND COGNITION. 3. Cognitive Information Processing. Overview of the Information-Processing System. Sensory Memory. Working Memory. Long-Term Memory. Implications of CIP for Instruction. 4. Meaningful Learning and Schema Theory. Ausubel's Meaningful Reception Learning. Meaningful Learning as Assimilation to Schema. Meaningful Learning, Schema Theory, and Instruction. 5. Situated Cognition. The Nature of Situated Cognition. Antecedents to Situated Cognition. Processes of Situated Cognition. Implications of Situated Cognition for Instruction. IV. LEARNING AND DEVELOPMENT. 6. Cognitive and Knowledge Development. Jean Piaget's Genetic Epistemology. Beyond Piaget: Alternative Perspectives on Cognitive Development. Implications for Instruction of Developmental Theory. 7. Interactional Theories of Cognitive Development. Bruner: Going beyond the Information Given. Vygotsky: The Social Formation of Mind. V. LEARNING AND BIOLOGY. 8. Biological Bases of Learning and Memory. Ultimate Causes: Evolution and Behavior. Proximate Causes: Neurophysiology of Learning. VI. LEARNING AND MOTIVATION. 9. Motivation and Self-Regulation in Learning. A Brief History. Origins and Determinants of Motivation. Continuing Motivation and Self-Regulation. A Model of Motivational Design. VII. LEARNING AND INSTRUCTION. 10. Gagne's Theory of Instruction. Instructional Psychology, Instructional Theories, Instructional Models. Robert M. Gagne and the Conditions of Learning. An Application of Gagne's Instructional Theory. 11. Constructivism. Constructivism: A Contrasting Theory. VIII. Epilogue. 12. Toward a Personal Theory of Learning and Instruction. References. Index.
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"This cognitively-oriented book focuses on learning and instruction." The applications and implications of learning theories are explained and illustrated using excellent examples ranging from primary school instruction to corporate training. An important theme of the book is reflective practice, which is designed to foster a critical and reflective mode of thinking when considering any particular approach to learning and instruction." For anyone interested in learning and instruction from primary schools to corporate training.
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  • Catalogue Code 182562
  • Product Code 0205263216
  • EAN 9780205263219
  • Pages 448
  • Department Ministry
  • Category Education
  • Sub-Category Research/adult Education
  • Publisher Allyn And Bacon
  • Publication Date Oct 1999
  • Dimensions 229 x 152 x 11 mm
  • Weight 0.072kg

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