My last name is “Ford.”….Prior to beginning work on this discussion, please read “Connectionism and Learning” (pp. 25-33), “Self-Regulated Learning and Socio-Cognitive Theory” (pp. 34-39), “Vygotsky and Recent Developments” (pp. 40-45) and “Theoretical Bases of Computer Supported Learning” (pp. 46-51) in your text as well as the information from The Critical Thinking Community (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site..
In your initial post, you will focus on just one of the articles from your text. The articles are assigned by first letter of last name. Please see the list below to determine which of the articles you will focus on for your initial post. Last name begins with:
A through G: “Connectionism and Learning” H through N: “Self-Regulated Learning and Socio-Cognitive Theory” O through S: “Vygotsky and Recent Developments” T through Z: “Theoretical Bases of Computer Supported Learning” In your initial post of 450 to 600 words, explain what the empirical findings presented in your assigned article mean in the bigger picture of learning and cognition. Describe how these findings might have affected your past or current beliefs about knowledge development. Do they refute or support your current beliefs, and in what ways? Are there variables about knowledge development for which you were unaware based on your article?
Review and apply the Type I thinking style outlined in the Zhang and Sterberg (2010) “Learning in a Cross-Cultural Perspective” article from your text to each of your responses.