Summary: This text provides a comprehensive, manageable overview of current major educational psychological learning theories and issues and analyzes implications for the teaching process.
As we begin the 21st Century, Allyn & Bacon joins with renowned scholars to recognize the contributions its texts have made to the field of education. "Allyn & Bacon Classics in Education" honors those authors and books that have made significant advancements in ...show more student understanding and appreciation of the discipline. Each title in the series begins with a new, in-depth Foreword, written by one of today's top scholars, which contains a brief biography of the text's author and analyzes the text's historical and enduring contributions.
Adopting the idea that "there are no final answers to questions concerning school learning," this text encourages teachers to develop their own learning theories and test them in terms of classroom reactions, structure, and the adequacy of supporting evidence. Learning Theories for Teachers enables student teachers to use learning theory to better understand their students and alter teaching methods accordingly.