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THEORETICAL CONCEPTS OF COGNITIVE THEORIES

What are the major theoretical concepts of cognitive theories? How are they relevant to modern day approach to the science of learning?

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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 ...

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THEORIES AND RELEVANCE TO MODERN DAY APPROACH TO THE SCIENCE OF LEARNING

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