Classical and Contemporary Adult Development Theories Caitlin Lewis PSY Joan Chambers 25 March Outline 1. Where are you from? a. Born on Langley AFB b. Raised in Newport News, VA c. In moved to Colorado Springs, CO d. Moved in to Yorktown, VA e. Stationed at Ft. Leavenworth, KS f. Currently living in Camp Humphreys, South. Jun 13, · By Day 4. Post a brief description of the two theories you selected (one classical and one contemporary). Contrast the theories you selected. Specifically, identify important similarities and differences, including an explanation of the strengths and limitations of each theory in explaining developmental processes (i.e., cognitive, physical, and social-emotional).
Compare and contrast the principles of major theories of learning and cognition and how they relate to adult learners. Provide a rationale for instructional strategies based on specific cognitive and/or learning principles. Adult Learning Theories Adult learning theories provide insight into how. What Are Adult Learning Theories? There is no single theory of learning that can be ap-plied to all adults. Indeed, the literature of the past century has yielded a variety of models, sets of as-sumptions and principles, theories, and explanations that make up the adult.
When we compare the three learning theories classical conditioning, operant conditioning, and the social learning theory they all share similarities and differences. These theories modify behavior through various things such as stimulus, rewards or punishments. The social learning theory and operant conditioning rely on rewards or punishments.