The Applicability of Learning Theory

    In your paper,

    Compare and contrast behaviorism, cognitivism, constructivism, and humanism as applied to learning.
    Summarize at least two sub-theories or ideologies within each theory or learning framework.
    Example from behaviorism: associative learning, classical conditioning, operant conditioning, conditioning, extinction, and ratio or interval schedules
    Example from cognitivism: schema theory, memory development, elaboration theory (i.e., Blooms taxonomy), cognitive load theory, and social learning or cognitive theory.
    Example from constructivism: cognitive constructivism, dialectical (social) constructivism, zone of proximal development, and discovery learning
    Example from humanism: motivational theories of learning (e.g. self-determination theory, Maslows hierarchy of needs), experiential learning, and Steiner pedagogy or Waldorf education.
    List and explain a minimum of two theoretically supported strategies from the past weeks that would most help you to increase your learning success.
    Apply basic methods of psychological research skills to this content by synthesizing supporting evidence from at least two scholarly sources from the Ashford University Library in order to defend the strategies you have chosen.
    The Applying Learning Theory to Life paper

    Must be a minimum of 5 double-spaced pages in length (not including title and references pages) and formatted according to APA Style as outlined in the Ashford Writing Centers APA Style (Links to an external site.)
    Must include a separate title page with the following:
    Title of paper
    Students name
    Course name and number
    Instructors name
    Date submitted
    For further assistance with the formatting and the title page, refer to APA Formatting for Word 2013 (Links to an external site.).
    Must utilize academic voice. See the Academic Voice (Links to an external site.) resource for additional guidance.
    Must include an introduction and conclusion paragraph. Your introduction paragraph needs to end with a clear thesis statement that indicates the purpose of your paper.
    For assistance on writing Introductions & Conclusions (Links to an external site.), as well as Writing a Thesis Statement (Links to an external site.), refer to the Ashford Writing Center resources.
    Must include APA headings (Links to an external site.).
    Must use at least two scholarly or peer-reviewed sources published within the last five years in addition to the course text or other course materials. You may also use required and recommended materials from the course, but these will not count towards the research component of your

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