different learning theories

different learning theories

Educators work hard to offer new learning opportunities on subjects they teach, especially with the advancement of new technologies. Depending on the target group of learners, the subject and the circumstances, different learning theories may be applied to different teaching subjects.
This study investigates the effects of the different learning theories when applied on various subjects in a computer-based environment. The research question concerns how the different learning theories affect students and their learning outcomes. The results revealed a difference by implying that not only the learning theory and the teaching practices but also the content, the structure and the nature of the course together with the social interactions play an important role on how people learn and develop their skills.

This textbook on Instructional Design for Learning is a must for all education and teaching students and specialists. It provides a comprehensive overview about the theoretical foundations of the various models of Instructional Design and Technology from its very beginning to the most recent approaches.
This page was created for EDU 307 in order to provide further resources on the types of learning theories addressed in class: Behaviorism, Cognitivism, Constructivism, Humanism, Connectivism, Experimental Learning, and Multiple Intelligences. Have a great resource you’d like to see added? I’d love to hear it! Email Caitlin at [email protected] with any questions or additions.



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