Various learning theories provide different theoretical frameworks that describe how knowledge is absorbed, processed, and retained during learning. There are several factors that one must consider when studying how a person learns including cognitive, emotional, and environmental influences.
In 700 or more words, compare a minimum of three different learning theories. Include the following in your discussion.
- Discuss how emotional influences or previous experiences impact learning.
- In a final paragraph of your paper, reflect on a situation in which you were highly motivated. Which theory do you feel was the most applicable to your situation/completion of the task at hand?
Use three to five scholarly resources to support your responses in the assignment. Use APA in text citation. No books please, YOU MUST use scholarly journals ONLY (e.g articles) to support information.
Below are articles that can be used to aid in answering questions and completing the assignment above;
-Read â€œMotivation: Past, Present, and Futureâ€ by Graham & Weiner from APA Educational Psychology Handbook, Vol 1: Theories, Constructs, and Critical Issues (2012).
-Read â€œEffects of Online College Studentâ€™s Internet Self-Efficacy on Learning Motivation and Performanceâ€ by Chang, Liu, Sung, Lin, Chen, & Cheng from Innovations in Education and Teaching International (2014).
-Read â€œMotivation, Intentionality, and Mind Wandering: Implications for Assessments of Task-Unrelated Thoughtâ€ by Seli, Cheyne, Xu, Purdon, & Smilek from Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition (2015).
-Read â€œExplaining Social Disparities in Mathematical Achievement: The Role of Motivationâ€ by Kriegbaum & Spinath from European Journal of Personality (2016).
-Read â€œThe Importance of Therapy Motivation for Patients with Substance Use Disordersâ€ by Philips & Wennberg from Psychotherapy (2014).
-Read â€œEnhance Motivation for Treatmentâ€ by Swift & Greenberg from Premature Termination in Psychotherapy: Strategies for Engaging Clients and Improving Outcomes (2015).
-Read â€œLack of Motivation for Treatment Associated with Greater Care Needs and Psychosocial Problemsâ€ by Stobbe, Wierdsma, Kok, Kroon, Depla, Roosenschoon, & Mulder from Aging & Mental Health (2013).
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