ERIC Number: ED104859
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1974
Reference Count: 0
Psychology of School Learning: Views of the Learner. Volume I: Environmentalism.
Bart, William M., Ed.; Wong, Martin R., Ed.
This document is the first of three volumes presenting essays from three schools of thought regarding learning. Volume one consists of readings from psychologists, philosophers, and learning theorists concerning the view that the learner is a product primarily of environmental factors. The list of essays includes the following: (a) "Ideas and Their Origin," (b) "The Free and Happy Student," (c) "The Technology of Teaching," (d) "Treatment of Nonreading in a Culturally Deprived Juvenile Delinquent: An Application of Reinforcement Principles," (e) "Production and Elimination of Disruptive Classroom Behavior by Systematically Varying Teacher's Behavior," (f) "Learning Theory Approaches to Classroom Management: Rationale and Intervention Techniques," (g) "A Token Reinforcement Program in a Public School: A Replication and Systematic Analysis," (h) "Educational Technology: New Myths and Old Realities," (i) "Computerized Instruction and the Learning Process," (j) "Teaching Machines: A Review," (k) "Instruction and the Conditions of Learning," (l) "Mastery Learning and Mastery Testing," (m) "Student Evaluation and Promotion of Learning," (n) "Behavioral Objectives: A Close Look," (o) "Why Behavioral Objectives?," (p) "Hereditary, Environment, and the Question 'How?'" (q) "Reflections on a Decade of Teaching Machines," (r) "The Classroom as a System," and (d) "The Behaviorally Engineered Classroom: A Learner-Sensitive Environment." Authors include B. F. Skinner, John Locke, Samuel Mayo, Anne Anastasi, and others. (JS)
Descriptors: Behavioral Objectives, Computer Assisted Instruction, Educational Philosophy, Educational Psychology, Environmental Influences, Higher Education, Learning, Reinforcement, Specialists, Teacher Education
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