Psychology of Learning for Instruction
This cognitively-oriented text focuses on learning and instruction, discussing specific applications of learning theories and drawing examples from educational situations and problems. It illustrates concepts concretely, with a variety of examples from primary school to corporate training.
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ability achievement acquired activity adults advance organizers argued associated attention Ausubel behavior biological brain Bruner chapter child classical conditioning cognitive development cognitive structure complex concepts consider constructivism constructivist context culture demonstrated developmental discussed domains Driscoll effective encoding environment epistemology evidence example experience facilitate feedback Finally function Gagne Gagne's hippocampus human implications important information processing theory instructional designer instructional theory instructor interaction Keller language learners learning task learning theory long-term memory meaningful learning means mental models metacognitive motivation objects occur operations outcomes particular performance perspective Piaget's theory Piagetian Premack principle principles problem solving procedures proposed psychology question radical behaviorism recall reinforcement relevant representation response role Rumelhart Scenario schemata self-efficacy sensory memory Siegler situations skills Skinner social specific stage stimulus strategies suggested teacher teaching theorists thinking types typically understanding variables verbal Vygotsky words