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Ch 7: OAE Reading: Theoretical Models & Processes

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Use this chapter to prepare for questions on the OAE Reading exam about theories of human development and learning and how these theories are applied to understand the processes of learning how to read.

OAE Reading: Theoretical Models & Processes - Chapter Summary

In these lessons, our professional instructors will help you improve your understanding of the different theories of human development and learning. Watch these lessons to review how these theories are related to the processes of students learning to read and prepare for related questions on the Ohio Assessments for Educators (OAE) Reading exam about:

  • Steps of the process of learning how to read
  • Different perspectives on how people develop and learn
  • Freud's psychoanalytic theories
  • Piaget's theory and stages of cognitive development
  • Stages of Erikson's psychosocial theory
  • Vicarious learning and Bandura's social-cognitive theory
  • Vygotsky's theory of cognitive development
  • Principles of behaviorism and other theories and models of learning

After watching these lesson videos improve your understanding of the material presented in them using the lesson transcripts and quizzes. The lesson transcripts will help you reinforce your retention of the information presented in the videos and study the key vocabulary of the chapter. The quizzes will help you discover topics you don't understand so that you may then use the video tags to return to the parts of the lessons that explained these topics and improve your understanding of them.

14 Lessons in Chapter 7: OAE Reading: Theoretical Models & Processes
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Steps in Learning to Read

1. Steps in Learning to Read

Learning to read is a multifaceted process. This lesson will explore the steps necessary to learn how to read and will end with a short quiz to test what you have learned.

Human Growth and Development Theories

2. Human Growth and Development Theories

This lesson will give you an overview of the major human development theories. You will briefly examine their strengths and weaknesses and meet a few key figures from each theory.

Behavioral, Cognitive, Developmental, Social Cognitive & Constructivist Perspectives

3. Behavioral, Cognitive, Developmental, Social Cognitive & Constructivist Perspectives

How do different people learn? Not everyone agrees. In educational psychology, there are many differing perspectives. This lesson will differentiate between the following psychological perspectives: behavioral, cognitive, developmental, social cognitive and constructivist.

Freud's Psychoanalytic Theory on Instincts, Motivation, Personality & Development

4. Freud's Psychoanalytic Theory on Instincts, Motivation, Personality & Development

Learn how Sigmund Freud's theories helped shape our modern understanding of human motivation and personality development. Review key terms and take a quiz at the end of the lesson to test your knowledge.

Piaget's Theory of Cognitive Development

5. Piaget's Theory of Cognitive Development

Jean Piaget's theory of cognitive development focuses on how learners interact with their environment to develop complex reasoning and knowledge. This lesson will focus on the six basic assumptions of that theory, including the key terms: assimilation, accommodation and equilibration.

Concrete Operational Stage of Child Development: Piaget's Logical Principles

6. Concrete Operational Stage of Child Development: Piaget's Logical Principles

As children age, they begin to understand the world in new ways. In this lesson, we'll look at Piaget's concrete operational stage of development and cognitive gains made during that time, including classification, seriation, and transitivity.

Erikson's Stages of Psychosocial Development: Theory & Examples

7. Erikson's Stages of Psychosocial Development: Theory & Examples

How do we form identities as we age and grow? To answer this question, Erik Erikson came up with eight stages of identity formation that revolve around conflict and resolution. Who are you, and who will you become after completing this lesson?

Children's Identity Development Theory: Model & Stages

8. Children's Identity Development Theory: Model & Stages

Learn about children's identity development theory. Find out what the different stages of development are and review the model. Read the lesson, and then take the quiz to test your new knowledge.

Albert Bandura: Social-Cognitive Theory and Vicarious Learning

9. Albert Bandura: Social-Cognitive Theory and Vicarious Learning

A person's cognition, environment and behavior play important roles in learning new knowledge and skills. This lesson will focus on Albert Bandura's contributions to social learning and vicarious experiences.

Lev Vygotsky's Theory of Cognitive Development

10. Lev Vygotsky's Theory of Cognitive Development

The role of culture and social interactions are imperative to cognitive development, according to psychologist, Lev Vygotsky. This lesson will discuss how social interactions play a role in cognitive development of children, provide an overview of Vygotsky's cultural-historical theory and describe the stages of speech and language development.

Classical Conditioning vs. Operant Conditioning: Differences and Examples

11. Classical Conditioning vs. Operant Conditioning: Differences and Examples

This lesson will compare classical conditioning and operant conditioning. Examples are provided and key terms associated with each type of learning are defined.

Bronfenbrenner's Ecological Systems Theory of Development: Definition & Examples

12. Bronfenbrenner's Ecological Systems Theory of Development: Definition & Examples

Learn about Bronfenbrenner's ecological systems theory in this lesson and explore the five levels of the environment that can influence human development.

Evolutionary Theory's Applications to Learning

13. Evolutionary Theory's Applications to Learning

In this lesson you will learn about evolutionary theory's application to instinctual learning and human development through natural selection. There is a quiz to test your knowledge at the end.

How Writing Can Improve Reading Skills

14. How Writing Can Improve Reading Skills

Reading and writing are two of the infamous 'Three R's', so naturally we think of them as going hand-in-hand. But can specific writing instruction actually help reading? Turns out, yes. This lesson describes the connection between reading and writing and outlines strategies for using writing skills to boost reading.

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