Theories of Learning
Q: How do people learn?
A: Nobody really knows.
But there are 6 main theories:
- Social Learning Theory
- Social Constructivism
- Multiple Intelligences
- Brain-Based Learning
Are students’ mind blank slates ready to be written what teachers want to write?
Behaviorists theories: explanation of learning that focus on external events as the cause of changes in observable behaviors.
Learning: Learning occurs when experience causes a relatively permanent change in behavior or in knowledge
- “the relatively permanent change in a person’s knowledge or behavior due to experience” (Mayer, 1982, p. 1040)
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