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Advanced Learning Theory: EDG 7362

Learning Theory Psychologists

Listed below are resources on famous learning theory psychologists: B.F. Skinner, Robert Gagne, Jean Piaget, Lev. S. Vygotsky, and Albert Bandura.

 

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B.F. Skinner

Streaming Videos:

  • B.F. Skinner. Part 1 interview with Dr. B. F. Skinner. Published: University Park, PA : Penn State Media, 1964. Summary: Dr. Skinner evaluates Freudian theory and discusses his views on motivation, operant conditioning, schedules of reinforcement, punishment, and teaching machines. From the Notable Contributors to the Psychology of Personality series. Produced by R.I. Evans.
  • B.F. Skinner. Part 2, interview with Dr. B. F. Skinner, Published: University Park, PA : Penn State Media, 1966. Summary: Dr. Skinner discusses his novel, Walden Two, illustrating the problems of creating a society based on positive control. Skinner evaluates the American educational system and describes the application of operant conditioning to society at large. From the Notable Contributors to the Psychology of Personality series. Producer: R.I. Evans.

Some Books Written by B.F. Skinner (Primary Sources)

  • Reflections on behaviorism and society, B. F. Skinner. Author: Skinner, B. F. (Burrhus Frederic) 1904- Published: Englewood Cliffs, N.J. : Prentice-Hall, c1978. 
  • About behaviorism B. F. Skinner. Author: Skinner, B. F. (Burrhus Frederic) 1904-1990 Published: New York : Random House, 1976. Summary: The nature and importance of the controversial philosophy of behaviorism are viewed by its leading exponent.
  • Science and human behavior B.F. Skinner. Author: Skinner, B. F. (Burrhus Frederic) 1904-1990 Published: New York : Free Press, 1965, c1953.
  • The psychology of B.F. Skinner William O'Donohue, Kyle E. Ferguson. Author: O'Donohue, William T. Published: Thousand Oaks : Sage Publications, c2001. 
  • Burrhus F. Skinner : the shaping of behaviour Frederick Toates. Author: Toates, F. M. (Frederick M.) Published: Basingstoke : Palgrave Macmillan, 2009. 

 

Robert Gagne

Some Books Written by Gagne (Primary Sources)

  • Essentials of learning for instruction, Robert M. Gagné. Author: Gagné, Robert M. (Robert Mills) 1916-2002 Published: Hinsdale, Ill. : Dryden Press, c1974. 
  • The conditions of learning. Author: Gagné, Robert M. (Robert Mills) 1916-2002 Published: New York, Holt, Rinehart and Winston [1970] 
  • Principles of instructional design Robert M. Gagné, Leslie J. Briggs, Walter W. Wager. Author: Gagné, Robert M. (Robert Mills) 1916-2002 Published: Fort Worth : Harcourt Brace Jovanovich College Publishers, ©1992. 
  • The conditions of learning and theory of instruction Robert M. Gagné. Author: Gagné, Robert Mills 1916- Published: New York : Holt, Rinehart and Winston, c1985. 

Some Books Written about Gagne (Secondary Sources)

  • Learning and instruction : theory into practice Margaret E. Gredler. Author: Gredler, Margaret E. Published: Upper Saddle River, N.J. : Merrill, c1997. 
  • Psychology of learning for instruction Marcy P. Driscoll. Author: Driscoll, Marcy Perkins Published: Boston : Allyn and Bacon, c1994. 

Jean Piaget

Streaming Videos:

  • Classic Piaget. Volume 1 Davidson (Firm). Published: New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2013], c1974. Summary: This program is composed of three segments: "Classification" (1968), in which Robert Karplus and Celia Stendler Lavatelli use Piagetian classification tasks to demonstrate how children's ability to use categories develops during middle childhood; "Conservation" (1968)
  • Classic Piaget. Volume 2 Davidson (Firm). Published: New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2013], c1978. Summary: This program is composed of three segments: "Formal Reasoning Patterns" (1978), in which Robert Karplus and Rita Peterson conduct interviews as a part of tasks developed to probe the thinking styles of secondary students; "Memory and Intelligence" (1971), in which Jean Piaget presents his work on memory and intelligence at a conference in Kyoto; and "Morality: The Process of Moral Development" (1978), which identifies the progress of moral thinking that begins in preschool years, and illustrates Lawrence Kohlberg's stages through an interview conducted by Susan De Merresmen-Warren and Elliot Turiel. 
  • Piaget's Developmental Theory : An Overview Davidson Films. Published: New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2011], c1989. Summary: The work of Jean Piaget has become the foundation of developmental psychology and the basis for changes in educational practice 
  • Using What We Know : Applying Piaget's Developmental Theory Davidson Films. Published: New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2011], c1991. Summary: The opening line of this upbeat program is "Teaching is both an art and a science." Filmed in three disparate but remarkable classrooms, the video illustrates how effective learning takes place when teachers combine their knowledge of child development, subject matter, and cognitive psychology 

Some Books Written by Piaget (Primary Sources)

  • Structuralism (Psychology Revivals) Author: Piaget, Jean Published: Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, 2015. 
  • Experimental Psychology Its Scope and Method : History and Method Author: Piaget, Jean Published: Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, 2014 

Some Books Written about Piaget (Secondary Sources)

  • Piaget-a Practical Consideration : A Consideration of the General Theories and Work of Jean Piaget, with an Account of a Short Follow Up Study of His Work on t...Author: Helmore, G. A. Published: Burlington : Elsevier Science, 2014. 
  • After Piaget Eduardo Martí and Cintia Rodríguez, editors. Published: New Brunswick, NJ : Transaction Publishers, c2012. 
  • A Students' Guide to Piaget Author: Boyle, D. G. Published: Burlington : Elsevier Science, 2013. 
  • Piaget and the Foundations of Knowledge Author: Liben, Lynn S. Published: Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, 2014.
  • Introducing Piaget : a guide for practitioners and students in early years education Ann Marie Halpenny and Jan Pettersen. Author: Halpenny, Ann Marie Published: London : Routledge, 2014.
  • Young children continue to reinvent arithmetic--2nd grade : implications of Piaget's theory: Constance Kamii with Linda Leslie Joseph. Author: Kamii, Constance Published: New York : Teachers College Press, c2004. 

Lev S. Vygotsky

Streaming Videos:

  • Vygotsky's developmental theory : an introduction by Elena Bodrova and Deborah Leong. Author: Bodrova, Elena Published: San Luis Obispo, CA : Davidson Films, Inc., 1994. Summary: The work of Lev Vygotsky is increasingly cited as we reconsider the theory and practice of constructivist education. This program introduces the life, vocabulary and concepts of Lev Vygotsky. The video illustrates four basic concepts integral to his work 

Some Books Written by Vygotsky (Primary Sources)

  • Mind in society : the development of higher psychological processes L. S. Vygotsky ; edited by Michael Cole ... [et al.]. Author: Vygotskiĭ, L. S. (Lev Semenovich) 1896-1934 Published: Cambridge : Harvard University Press, 1978. 
  • Thought and language Lev Vygotsky. Author: Vygotskiĭ, L. S. (Lev Semenovich) 1896-1934 Published: Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, c1986. 
  • Mind in society : the development of higher psychological processes L.S. Vygotsky ; edited by Michael Cole, Vera John-Steiner, Sylvia Scribner, Ellen Souberman. Author: Vygotskiĭ, L. S. (Lev Semenovich) 1896-1934 author Published: Cambridge, Massachusetts ; London, England : Harvard University Press, [1978] 
  • Educational psychology L.S. Vygotsky ; introd. by V. V. Davydov ; translated by Robert Silverman. Author: Vygotskiĭ, L. S. (Lev Semenovich) 1896-1934 Published: Boca Raton, Fla. : St. Lucie Press, c1997. 

Some Books Written about Vygotsky (Secondary Sources)

  • Vygotsky and research Harry Daniels. Author: Daniels, Harry Published: New York : Routledge, 2008. 
  • Lev Vygotsky René van der Veer. Author: Veer, René van der 1952- Published: London ; New York : Continuum, c2007. 
  • An introduction to Vygotsky edited by Harry Daniels. Published: London ; New York : Routledge, 1996. 
  • Introducing Vygotsky : a guide for practitioners and students in early years education Sandra Smidt. Author: Smidt, Sandra 1943- Published: London ; New York : Routledge, 2009. 
  • Parallel paths to constructivism : Jean Piaget and Lev Vygotsky by Susan Pass. Author: Pass, Susan  Published: Greenwich, Conn. : Information Age Pub., c2004. 
  • Early Learning Theories Made Visible Author: Beloglovsky, Miriam Published: New York : Redleaf Press, 2015. 

Albert Bandura

Streaming Videos:

  • Albert Bandura. Part 1 interview with Dr. Albert Bandura. Summary: Dr. Albert Bandura reviews his influences in theoretical psychology and research development, and discusses cognitive and social behavior modification, social learning, modeling…Published: University Park, PA : Penn State Media, 1988. 
  • Albert Bandura. Part 2 interview with Dr. Albert Bandura. Published: University Park, PA : Penn State Media, 1988. Summary: Dr. Albert Bandura recalls his classic Bobo doll psychology experiment, and discusses the effects.
  • Bandura's social cognitive theory : an introduction by Albert Bandura. Author: Bandura, Albert 1925- Published: San Luis Obispo, CA : Davidson Films, Inc., 2003. Summary: Treading new ground in the field of social psychology, Albert Bandura's work has become basic to an understanding of how social forces influence individuals, small groups and large groups. From his early BoBo doll experiments through his work with phobias, to his recent work on self-efficacy, Bandura has given us a sense of how people actively shape their own lives and those of others. Utilizing archival materials and newly shot visuals, students will be introduced to the vocabulary and innovative methods of this influential thinker. Dr. Bandura's narration imbues this video with his compelling presentation style and intellectual authority. 

Some Books Written by Bandura (Primary Sources)

  • Self-efficacy : the exercise of control Albert Bandura. Author: Bandura, Albert 1925- Published: New York : W.H. Freeman, 1997. Summary: "Ideal for advanced undergraduate or graduate courses, or for professional use, the book is based on Bandura's theory that those with high self-efficacy expectancies - the belief that one can achieve what one sets out to do - are healthier, more effective, and generally more successful than those with low self-efficacy expectancies.  Social learning theory Albert Bandura. Author: Bandura, Albert 1925- Published: Englewood Cliffs, N.J. : Prentice Hall, c1977. 

Some Books Written about Bandura (Secondary Sources)

  • Classic experiments in psychology Douglas Mook. Author: Mook, Douglas G. 1934- Published: Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 2004. Summary: "This book presents, in more depth than textbook treatment permits, the background, conduct, and implications of a selection of classic experiments in psychology. The selection is designed to be diverse showing that even for research in vastly different areas of study, the logic of research remains the same - as do its traps and pitfalls
  • Psychology basics editor, Nancy A. Piotrowski. Published: Pasadena, Calif. : Salem Press, c2005. 
  • Twenty studies that revolutionized child psychology Wallace E. Dixon, Jr. Author: Dixon, Wallace E. Published: Upper Saddle River, NJ : Prentice Hall, c2003. Summary: From the Publisher: This book gives readers a systematic look at the process of child psychology by examining the twenty most revolutionary scientific investigations in the field over the course of the last fifty years.