Learning Theories Quiz: Exam!

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Learning Theories Quiz: Exam!

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Learning is an experiential process. You do not need senses to learn.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    Learning results in a relatively permanent change as it can not be explained by temporary states, maturation, or innate response tendencies. What has been learned can be permanent, but it can also be temporary. (what can be learned can be unlearned)
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    This refers to a natural process happening at a particular developmental period.
    • A. 

      Innate Response

    • B. 

      Temporary State

    • C. 

      Maturation

  • 4. 
    This refers to the tendencies that are involuntary, i.e. instincts, reflexes.
    • A. 

      Innate Responses

    • B. 

      Temporary States

    • C. 

      Maturation

  • 5. 
    Learning is a long-term change in mental representations as a result of experience. (ex. trauma from a car accident will lead to that person avoiding driving or cars)
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    The change that occurs during learning is the potential for behavior that does not need to depend on other conditions.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    This is the permanent change in behavior and is also called "characteristic".
    • A. 

      Trait

    • B. 

      State

  • 8. 
    This is a behavior that depends on other conditions or circumstances.
    • A. 

      Trait

    • B. 

      State

  • 9. 
    Learning is not always a permanent change. What can be learned can be unlearned and this is useful for maladaptive behavior.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Learning is the acquisition of knowledge that is always gained through study.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    Learning is the process of acquiring knowledge or skill through study, teaching, or experience.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    Learning is a process by which behavior is changed or controlled.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    Learning is the individual process of constructing understanding based on experience from a small range of sources.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    Learning is something most humans do.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    Learning is uniquely human. Other living beings do not really have the capacity to learn.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    Learning evolved as an adaptation for promoting survival.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    This is the primitive way of learning. It is the decreased response to a stimulus after frequently repeated exposure.
    • A. 

      Sensory adaptation

    • B. 

      Habituation

    • C. 

      Exploration

  • 18. 
    This refers to the receptors changing or reducing their sensitivity to constant or unchanging stimulus. It is usually temporary.
    • A. 

      Sensory Adaptation

    • B. 

      Habituation

    • C. 

      Exploration

  • 19. 
    Tick the boxes that are involved in the process of learning.
    • A. 

      Learning involves the individual

    • B. 

      Learning is about ideas and concepts

    • C. 

      Learning is a relatively permanent change

    • D. 

      Learning is about behavior and skills

    • E. 

      Learning occurs over time

    • F. 

      Learning creates products of learning

    • G. 

      Learning involves others

    • H. 

      Learning takes place somewhere

  • 20. 
    Learning involves the individual focuses on the individual's brain and body.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 21. 
    Learning takes place somewhere talks about the physical environment and the tools used.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 22. 
    The products of learning are (1) ideas and concepts, (2) behaviors and skills, (3) attitudes and values.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 23. 
    Attitude --> influences behavior --> causing experience
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 24. 
    Tick the boxes of the domain(s) involved in Content.
    • A. 

      To know

    • B. 

      To be able to do 

    • C. 

      To believe 

    • D. 

      To feel

    • E. 

      To understand

  • 25. 
    Tick the boxes of the domain(s) involved in Skills.
    • A. 

      To know

    • B. 

      To be able to do

    • C. 

      To believe

    • D. 

      To feel

    • E. 

      To understand

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