Sunday, February 15, 2009

GAGNE'S LEARNING TYPES

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.

Chaining -

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.

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