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Learning Theories in Childhood

Learning Theories in Childhood

Third Edition

June 2025 | 296 pages | SAGE Publications Ltd
Chapter 1: An Introduction to Learning Theories
Chapter 2: The Developmental Process Underpinning Learning: The Role of Theory and Philosophy
Chapter 3: The Founding Fathers and Philosophies of Learning
Chapter 4: Classical and Operant Conditioning: The Early Years Experience
Chapter 5: Piaget, Learning and Cognitive Constructivism
Chapter 6: Vygotsky: Learning in a Social Matrix
Chapter 7: Bandura and Social Learning
Chapter 8: Bronfenbrenner: Bioecological Influences on Social Learning
Chapter 9: Bruner and Discovery Learning/ Constructivism
Chapter 10: New Perspectives: Childhood Studies
Chapter 11: Theory in Practice: Learning and the Reflective Practitioner
Chapter 12: The Changing Nature of Learning

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July 18, 2018

Revisions to this edition:

- Exapansion on Bronfenbrenner and Bandura in 2 new chapters
- Updated to include the latest changes to Early Years policy and legislation
- Expansion and updating of online material incl. podcasts/videos

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