Psychology of learning for instruction

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Allyn & Bacon, Incorporated, 2000 - Psychology - 448 pages
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This cognitively-oriented text 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.

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User Review  - Tim Gannon - Goodreads

An exceptional text. The various learning theories are discussed, such as behavioralism, cognitive information processing, meaningful learning, biological bases, and situated cognition. Other chapters ... Read full review

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User Review  - Matthew Fuller - Goodreads

I set out to read this text for a class I'm teaching. Driscoll is clear, conversational, and thorough. My only complaint is that some of the chapters could be reordered...presenting behaviorism ... Read full review


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