eBook Education Reference Guide: Educational Theories, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1429835206
  • ISBN-13: 9781429835206
  • DDC: 370.1
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 92 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2014 | Published/Released August 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2014
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The Education Reference Guide series is designed to provide a solid foundation for the research of various educational topics. This volume offers an introduction to different philosophical and theoretical perspectives on education and their influence on academic performance and curriculum design. The essays look first at popular educational philosophies before moving on to discuss a number of theories on motivation and attitude and their application to the learning process.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: Educology.
2: Essentialism & Perennialism.
3: Pragmatism.
4: Cognitive Theories.
5: Attribution Theory.
6: Goal Theory.
7: Cognitive Dissonance Theory.
8: Gagné's Conditions of Learning.
9: Assimilation Theory.
10: Script Theory.
11: Learning Styles.
12: Sternberg's Triarchic Theory.
13: Theory of Mind.