What are the major theoretical concepts of cognitive theories? How are they relevant to modern day approach to the science of learning?
THEORETICAL CONCEPTS OF COGNITIVE THEORIES
THEORIES AND RELEVANCE TO MODERN DAY APPROACH TO THE SCIENCE OF LEARNING:
Behaviorism as a learning theory contends that learning is a passive event in which a specific behavior is shaped by positive/negative reinforcement and influenced largely by environmental factors such as the arrangement of stimuli and consequences within the environment and on how the use of instructional cues, practice, and reinforcement/punishments can facilitating learning to develop discrimination's (recalling facts), generalizations (defining and illustrating concepts), associations (applying explanations), and chaining (automatically performing a specified procedure) to ensure a strong stimulus-response association (Ertmer & Newby,1993). The ...
THEORIES AND RELEVANCE TO MODERN DAY APPROACH TO THE SCIENCE OF LEARNING