A sequence of cognitive activities whereby information from the social world (data) is combined with the learner's knowledge (theories) to produce an interpretation, or mental representation.
computer-assisted instructional materials contain review sections, paraphrasing, analogies, elaborations, dictionaries, databases, rehearsal to support the learning of students
An approach to learning skills that suggests human learning occurs in a similar way to how computers process information.
the activity by which consumers receive, organize, and interpret information to form judgments from various sources, such as advertising, sales promotion, or friends, in the process of making marketplace decisions and choices; heavily influenced by the importance of the particular decision being made by the consumer, i.e., whether it is a high-involvement or low-involvement purchase decision or whether it is complex or limited problem-solving. Also referred to as cognitive processing. See cognitive learning theory and cognitive responses.
a broad theoretical paradigm in psychology that conceives of the brain as a kind of organic computer whose task is to process the mass of unstructured sensory information coming into the system.
Theoretical approach that views humans as having a limited ability to process information, much like computers.