Theory

Learning Theories: Three Levels Of Information Processing

Learning Theories: 3 Levels Of Information Processing by Steve Wheeler, Associate Professor, Plymouth Institute of Education This is number 5 in my blog series on major learning theories. My plan is to work through the alphabet of psychologists and provide a brief overview of their theories, and how each can be applied in education. In the last …

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Bandura’s 4 Principles Of Social Learning Theory

Bridging Behaviorism & Cognitivism: Bandura’s 4 Principles Of Social Learning by Steve Wheeler, Associate Professor, Plymouth Institute of Education This is the third in my blog series on major learning theories. My plan is to work through the alphabet of psychologists and provide a brief overview of their theories, and how each can be applied in …

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Shifting Toward An Architecture of Participation

Shifting Toward An Architecture of Participation by TeachThought Staff Reading, in terms of scale and diversity, is different than it used to be. Thinking, in terms of context and application, is also different. It makes since that learning is also changing–becoming more entrepreneurial than directly didactic. That is, more learner-centered and than teacher-controlled. The presentation below …

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Rhizomatic Learning Is A Metaphor For How We Learn

Rhizomatic Learning Is A Metaphor For How We Learn If we’re matching the learning theories and instructional strategies with existing social conditions, we’ve really got some work to do. Existing theories, including Connectivism, Constructivism, Communal Constructivism, and the above idea of rhizomatic learning, freely allude to both the potency and inherent chaos of crowds. Direct instruction depends …

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