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Theories by Mind Map: Theories

1. Cognigive Load

1.1. Illustrates the load related to the executive control of working memory.

1.1.1. Goal 1

1.1.2. Goal 2

1.2. The amount of information/interactions tbeing processed simultaneously either under-loads or overloads the finite amount of working memory one possesses.

1.2.1. Session Rule 1

1.2.2. Session Rule 2

1.3. Instruction may be aimed at teaching learners problem solving skills.

1.4. teachers must be conscious of how much new information they are introducing.

2. Constructivist

2.1. learners construct knowledge for themselves.

2.2. focus on the learner in thinking about learning (not on the subject/lesson to be taught)

2.3. There is no knowledge independent of the meaning attributed to experience (constructed) by the learner.

2.4. Rather than lecturing, teacher coordinates learning.

3. Connectivist

3.1. Learning is a process of connecting specialized nodes or information sources.

3.1.1. Sub Idea 1

3.1.2. Sub Idea 2

3.2. A learner can exponentially improve their own learning by plugging into an existing network.

3.3. The capacity to know more is more critical that what is currently known.

3.4. Teachers provide opportunities for students to make connections


4.1. Means Social Construction of Technology

4.2. the ways a technology is used can't be understood without understanding how that technology is embedded in its social context.

4.3. Technology doesn't determine human action, but human action shapes technology.

4.4. Regardless of quality, success or failure is socially determined.

5. Media Ecology

5.1. Not just one single correct devinition.

5.2. Principles that technology influences society as well as it also controls virtually all walks of life.

5.3. Media Ecology Association

5.4. da