VIII. What is learning?
The acquisition of knowledge or skill
The process by which relatively
permanent change occurs in behavioral potential as a result of experience. (
Changes in an individual's
behavior arising from experience.
process based on experience that results in a relatively durable change in
behavior or knowledge logical consequences events that follow behavior within a
normal social environment long-term memory the final phase of memory in which
information storage may last from hours to a lifetime
A process that "builds on
or modifies understanding, capacities, abilities, attitudes and propensities in
the individual." (See Inglis,
Ling, & Joosten (1999) pp. 104-105) There are
different theories about learning, the most important being Humanistic, Behavioristic, Cognitive and Social Learning theory and
each supports a different approach to teaching and therefore to distance
(1) the process of acquiring knowledge, attitudes, or skills from study ,instruction, or experience. Source: Miller &Findlay 1996, p.167
(2) the knowledge,
attitudes, or skills acquired.
Process by which experience or
practice results in a relatively permanent change in behavior or potential