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    Explain why behavioral and cognitive learning theories are especially relevant to curriculum development in nursing.

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    The behavioral learning theory concentrates on the study of overt behaviors that can be observed and measured, and where the responses to stimulus can be observed quantitatively. In other words, learning is an enduring change in observable behavior that occurs as a result of experience.
    The cognitive learning theory focuses on the fact that learning involves associations established through contiguity and repetition. It also ...

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    This solution explains why behavioral and cognitive learning theories are especially relevant to curriculum development in nursing. Includes one reference

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