Learning Theories

Learning Theories- ETEC 512

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Learning Theories by Mind Map: Learning Theories

1. Student-Centered Learning

2. Teacher-Centered Learning

3. Difference

4. Similarity

5. Builds on Idea

6. Behaviourism

6.1. assumes that

6.1.1. Behaviour is Predictable and Measurable through Stimulus and Response- Mind as a "Black Box"

6.1.2. All behaviour is learned from the environment through Repetition and Reinforcement

6.2. is used for

6.2.1. Classroom Management such as Behaviour Modification- "Shaping" can lead to Competitive Environments

6.2.2. Motivation such as Gamification Positive Expectations can lead to Loss of Interest Addictive Qualities

7. Cognitivism

7.1. Social Cognitive Theory

7.1.1. developed by Albert Bandura Environmental Stimuli Observational Learning

7.2. Cognitive Information Processing

7.2.1. conceives Learners as Information Processors through neglecting seeks to Explain how the Mind Functions

7.3. Neuroscience

7.3.1. concerned with Mapping Neural Functions onto Cognitive Behaviours including

7.3.2. learning occurs by Creating and Strengthening Neural Pathways known as accounts for benefits from

7.3.3. informs practice by Substantiating Existing Learning Theories with Neuroscientific Data Teaching to both Brain Hemispheres captures Arousing and Maintaining Attention through Strengthening Memory Networks through Maintaining Motivation through Addressing Specific Difficulties Alignment With How We Think and Learn effective practices include

8. Constructivism

8.1. Cognitive Constructivism

8.1.1. developed by Jean Piaget development is learning occurs through

8.2. learning as

8.2.1. Active Construction of Knowledge Out of Previous Knowledge emphasizes Inquiry Learning Active Problem Solving Teacher as Facilitator Student-Centered Activities Situated Learning Individual Differences

8.3. Social Constructivism

8.3.1. developed by Lev Vygotsky learning occurs development is