Welcome to Scribd, the world's digital library. Read, publish, and share books and documents. See more
Download
Standard view
Full view
of .
Look up keyword
Like this
13Activity
0 of .
Results for:
No results containing your search query
P. 1
Cognitive Theory of Development Final

Cognitive Theory of Development Final

Ratings: (0)|Views: 225|Likes:
Published by Jonel Pagalilauan

More info:

Categories:Types, School Work
Published by: Jonel Pagalilauan on Mar 23, 2009
Copyright:Attribution Non-commercial

Availability:

Read on Scribd mobile: iPhone, iPad and Android.
download as PPT, PDF, TXT or read online from Scribd
See more
See less

07/10/2011

pdf

text

original

 
COGNITIVE THEORCOGNITIVE THEOROF DEVELOPMENTOF DEVELOPMENT
 Tonichi sangalang Tonichi sangalang
 
What is Cognitive Theory?What is Cognitive Theory?
Cognitive theory is concerned with theCognitive theory is concerned with thedevelopment of a person's thoughtdevelopment of a person's thoughtprocesses. It also looks at how theseprocesses. It also looks at how thesethought processes influence how wethought processes influence how weunderstand and interact with the world.understand and interact with the world. The foremost cognitive thinker was Jean The foremost cognitive thinker was JeanPiaget, who proposed an idea that seemsPiaget, who proposed an idea that seemsobvious now, but helped revolutionize howobvious now, but helped revolutionize howwe think about child development:we think about child development:
Children think differently than adultsChildren think differently than adults
..Piaget then proposed a theory of cognitivePiaget then proposed a theory of cognitivedevelopment to account for the steps anddevelopment to account for the steps and''
 
Key Concepts:Key Concepts:
Schemas – A schema describes both the mental andSchemas – A schema describes both the mental andphysical actions involved in understanding andphysical actions involved in understanding andknowing. Schemas are categories of knowledge thatknowing. Schemas are categories of knowledge thathelp us to interpret and understand the world. Inhelp us to interpret and understand the world. InPiaget’s view, a schema includes both a category of Piaget’s view, a schema includes both a category of knowledge and the process of obtaining thatknowledge and the process of obtaining thatknowledge. As experiences happen, this newknowledge. As experiences happen, this newinformation is used to modify, add to, or changeinformation is used to modify, add to, or changepreviously existing schemas. For example, a childpreviously existing schemas. For example, a childmay have a schema about a type of animal, such as amay have a schema about a type of animal, such as adog. If the child’s sole experience has been withdog. If the child’s sole experience has been withsmall dogs, a child might believe that all dogs aresmall dogs, a child might believe that all dogs aresmall, furry, and have four legs. Suppose then thatsmall, furry, and have four legs. Suppose then thatthe child encounters a very large dog. The child willthe child encounters a very large dog. The child willtake in this new information, modifying thetake in this new information, modifying thereviousl existin schema to include this new

Activity (13)

You've already reviewed this. Edit your review.
1 thousand reads
1 hundred reads
Malen C. Ahorro liked this
Pamil Kumar Mare liked this
originales liked this
krajiah liked this
jeffrejr liked this
Ankit Rousha liked this

You're Reading a Free Preview

Download
scribd
/*********** DO NOT ALTER ANYTHING BELOW THIS LINE ! ************/ var s_code=s.t();if(s_code)document.write(s_code)//-->