Online Mind Mapping and Brainstorming

Create your own awesome maps

Online Mind Mapping and Brainstorming

Even on the go

with our free apps for iPhone, iPad and Android

Get Started

Already have an account? Log In

Learning Theories by Mind Map: Learning Theories
0.0 stars - reviews range from 0 to 5

Learning Theories

Piaget's Developmental Theories

Brain builds cognitive schema's

Brain development needs to be considered in educational context


We learn from exposure to environmental stimuli - positive & negative feedback.

Trial & Error (no thought)

Rote learning

Classic conditioning

Behavioual or Operant conditioning


Mind as Computer - Attempts to understand how we learn - what are our internal programs


Learning w/ understanding

Usable knowledge = critical thought

Key concepts


Zone of proximal development

Social Cognitivism


We all construct our own understanding of the world.

Pre-existing knowledge

Pursuit of meaning

Focus on concepts, not just facts

Customized curriculum


Explicit examination, challenge conceptions of learners

Social Constructivism

Brain-based Theory

The brain naturally learns unless inhibited by fear

Emotion connection to learning

Conscious and unconscious learning

Learning must be contextual

focus on immersive, interactive experiences

Observational Learning

We learn from observing others behaviour and the consequences of that behaviour.

Acquired Behaviour

Performed Behaviour

Reciprocal Determinism

Learning Styles

we perceive information differently

Learning should be tailored to the way we learn best.

Multiple Intelligences

There are multiple ways of seeing the world

We learn best when exposed to all these ways of seeing the world.

Right Brain vs Left Brain

Idea that we are either Right Brain(subjective) or Left Brain(objective) oriented learners