GAGNE'S LEARNING TYPES
Gagne also distinguished eight different classes of situations in which human beings learn:
Signal Learning :-
The individual learns to make a general, diffuse response to a signal. Such was the classical conditioned response of Pavlov.
Stimulus-Response Learning :-
The learner acquires a precise response to a discriminated stimulus.
A chain of two or more stimulus-response connections is acquired.
Verbal Association -
The learning of chains that are verbal.
Discrimination Learning -
The individual learns to make different identifying responses to many different stimuli which may resemble each other in physical appearance.
Concept Learning -
The learner acquires a capability of making a common response to a class of stimuli.
Rule Learning -
A rule is a chain of two or more concepts.
Problem Solving -
A kind of learning that requires the internal events usually called thinking.