Victor Daniels' Website in

The Psychology Department at

Sonoma State University
 
Resources in
 

LEARNING, COGNITION,

 
  BEHAVIOR, & EDUCATION  
 

 

     
  This page consists primarily of links to other sites.There are a few relevant lectures and materials at this site available, with more to come soon.  
   
Sites selected and recommended by Spring 2004 Learning Class

The Athabasca University Centre for Psychology Resources Page. This "has it all" website of Canada's leading distance-learning university is a one-stop resource with wealth of on-site articles, tutorials, and other materials, and links to many other sites too. (Check it out for other topics besides learning and behavior too. Sections of the site devoted to online courses, and some other resources, are restricted to students registered at Athabasca University, but those listed below are open to all.

ONLINE RESOURCES AT ATHABASCA:
Demonstrations and tutorials. Includes a wealth of tutorials on many different aspects of learning, cognition, and behavior.
Behaviour Analysis and Learning Categories are "general" and "classical and operant conditioning," each organized alphabetically
Cognition. Categories are "General, Consciousness, Language, and Memory.
Education and Instruction. Categories are "General," "Intelligence," "Instruction," and "Learning," each organized alphabetically
History of Psychology, Subcategorie are "General; and Influential People." The Influential People links are listed alphabetically, including philosophers as well as psychologists. Each link is to a single site. Although some of these sites are relevant to the psychology of learning and some not, it's a wonderful resource in both instances.
  Personality, organized by people and topics in an alphabetically integrated list. Same comments apply as with the History site.
"Other Useful Sites." Scroll down to the bottom quarter of the "Psychology Resources" page to the box on the left hand side. You may find such useful collections of links as Resources for Psychology Majors; Software Downloads (more than 100 available); and Writing Resources;
 
SITES ORGANIZED BY INTEREST AREAS
 
  INTEGRATIVE AND MULTIDIMENSIONAL LEARNING SITES
  Funderstanding's "Engaging Kids" section. Excellent thumbnail summaries of approaches to learning in these categories: Theories, Influences, Education History, Patterns, Emotional Intelligence, Benefits, & Education Reform.
    Benjamin Bloom's Taxonomy of Learning Objectives. A perennially useful classification of educational goals.
     
 
  BEHAVIORAL AND COGNITIVE-BEHAVIORAL LEARNING
    Social Learning Theory of Albert Bandura. A nice overview of Bandura's work.
    Journal of Applied Behavioral Analysis online articles.
Brief summary of classical conditioning, by Steve Booth-Butterfield at West Virginia University
Association for Behavior Analysis. Home page of this international organization devoted to behavioral psychology .
    Behavior Analysis Resources at the University of South Florida. Some of these links work, some don't.
 
  COGNITIVE & EMOTIONAL LEARNING
    Integrating Social and Emotional Learning into Academics. Brief but interesting.
    Making the Case for Social-Emotional Learning and Service Learning. A more in-depth look by the Education Commission of the States. A PDF download.
    Selected Bibliography. An extensive list of scientific studies and thinking in the area of cognition and emotion.
 
  EDUCATION
    Margaret Anderson's Educational Psychology tutorials at Cortland College. This comprehensive set of tutorials is a valuable resource that spotlights the essentials of everything from Piaget and Skinner to Rogers and Summerhill.
    Thinking Lessons, by David Brittan. A well-written review of the Use of Computer Games in Teaching. in the Harvard Grad School of Education Magazine.
    Columbia University Institute for Learning Technologies. Check out the "introduction" and "mission."
The Making of a 21st-Century Educator: How Do We Get There From Here? In HGSE News, 12/03. Varied perspectives on standardization in education and helping teachers become more effective. An informative but not earth-shaking article.
 
COMMUNITY LEARNING MODELS
 
  Instructional Design, Constructivism, and Learning Communities by James McNinch at the University of Regina. A comprehensive look at alternative approaches to instructional design.
  The Making of a 21st-Century Educator: How Do We Get There From Here? In HGSE News, 12/03. Varied perspectives on standardization in education and helping teachers become more effective. An informative but not earth-shaking article.
 
  OTHER
  The Learning Web. This site with a very pop-culture feel has a wealth of links with useful information, some on topics you probably wouldn't even think of.
  Mental Help Net. Usful information for learning how to cope with specific problem areas
  Learning Theory at Oklahoma Internet. Another very good collection of links
 
Lecture Notes and Summaries at this Site
       

2/15/04