Theories of Learning
Here you will find lots of information about theories of learning that have been developed over the past 150 years. Teachers and students of educational psychology, curriculum development, instructional methodology and related areas will find useful information. Brief biological sketches of the theorists are provided, when such information is available. Theories about human learning can be grouped into four broad "perspectives". These are The development of these theories over many decades is a fascinating story. There is also information here about general theories of learning, memory, and instructional methodology. Read brief descriptions of these four general perspectives here: Learning Theories: Four Perspectives Within each "perspective" listed below, there may be more than one cluster of theories. 1. Classical Conditioning: Stimulus/Response Ivan Pavlov 1849-1936 Classical Conditioning Theory Behaviorism: Stimulus, Response, Reinforcement John B. 3. 4. 5. 6.
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