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Assimilation Theory

  title={Assimilation Theory},
  • Published 2018
  • Psychology
Assimilation theory (sometimes referred to as subsumption theory or theory of advance organizers) is one of the cognitivist learning theories developed by an American educational psychologist David Ausubel during the 1960s. Ausubel was a cognitivist inspired by works of Jean Piaget (see: Stage Theory of Cognitive Development) and considered at the time still influential neo-behaviorist theories inadequate. Ausubel is concerned with developing a theory of meaningful verbal reception learning and… 
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