3 Main Learning Theories

3 Main Learning Theories
Why?
How learning happens?
Design courses according to
different characteristics of groups
Support learning and teaching
Constructivism
Network Resource
Lev Vygotsky
John Dewey
Mental Models
Mind as an information processor
Three types of Memory
Shortterm Memory
Longterm Memory
Working Memory
Studentcentered
Instructor as guide on the side
Building scaffolds
Learners as leaders
Learning as an active process
discovering concepts
constructing knowleges
Dynamic interaction between instructors and learners
Inquirybased
Inquirybased instruction
Inquirybased learning
Characteristics of inquirylearning
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Social Constructivism
Collaborative Learning
Examples of Collaborative Learning
Collaborative Networked Learning
Computersupported collaborative learning
Learning Management Systems
Collaborative Learning Development
Collaborative Learning in Virtual Worlds
Collaborative learning in thesis circles in higher education
Cognitivism
Network Resource
Robert Gagne
Jerome Bruner
David Ausubel
Learning is viewed as an active process that occurs within the learner and which can be influenced by the
learner.
Teachercentered
Rules,patterns and strategies
Behaviorism(Learning perspective)
Network Resource
B.F.Skinner
Black Box
Edward L. Thorndike
Stimulus & Response Experiment
Learning happens when a correct response is demonstrated following the presentation of a specific environmental
stimulus
Teachercentered
Sage on the Stage
Feedback is important
Mind as a Black Box
Language Learning
Reinforced Behavior
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