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ISBN-10 020592039XISBN-13 9780205920396
ISBN-10 0205871860ISBN-13 9780205871865
Author(s): Matthew H. Olson; B. R. Hergenhahn
Publisher: Pearson
Copyright year: © 2013 Pages: 480


Clearly written and user-friendly, this comprehensive book defines learning and shows how the learning process is studied. Introduction to the Theories of Learning places learning in its historical perspective and provides appreciation for the figures and theories that have shaped 100 years of learning theory research.

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Learning Goals

Upon completing this book, readers should be able to:

  • Define learning and show how the learning process is studied

  • Place learning theory in historical perspective

  • Present essential features of the major theories of learning with implications for educational practice.

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