PSY3410-01.Theories of Learning.Su15.Olson,Matthew
Theories of Learning
Academic Term and Year
Area of Study
Goals: To define learning and to show how the learning process is studied; to place learning theory in historical perspective, showing how answers to ancient questions about ideas gradually evolved into what we now refer to as modern learning theory. Content: The learning theories of Thorndike, Skinner, Hull, Pavlov, Guthrie, Estes, the Gestalt theorists, Piaget, Tolman, Bandura, and Hebb; the nature of learning, approaches to the study of learning, and early notions about learning; the application of learning principles to the solution of practical problems. Taught: Annually Prerequisites: PSY 1330 or equivalent. PSY 1340 and PSY 3350 are recommended. Credits: 4 credits
Olson, Matthew, "PSY3410-01.Theories of Learning.Su15.Olson,Matthew" (2015). Syllabi. 5489.