Skinner, Erikson and Neo-Piagetian Cognitive Theory: A Case Study

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Skinner, Erikson and Neo-Piagetian Cognitive Theory: A Case Study
Introduction
Understanding adult learning requires consideration of various perspectives including learning theory, developmental theory, and cognitive theory. Accordingly, for the purpose of demonstrating how different theoretical perspectives can explain adult learning, the following discussion provides an analysis of the case study Isadora of Brazil in light of the basic tenets of B.F. Skinner’s operant conditioning theory (leaning theory), Erikson’s Psychosocial Development Model (development theory), and neo-Piagetian cognitive theory.
Chapter 11 Learning Theory: Operant Conditioning
One of the most fundamental of all learning theories is operant conditioning. This...
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.....neo-Piagetian cognitive theory explains her learning experience as a function of her postformal thought capabilities.
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