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Learning Theory - What are the established learning theories?


Universal Design Learning Explained for Teachers

Universal Design Learning is a framework for learning that includes all students. Being grounded in socio-cultural theory, UDL views learning …

Learning, literacy, feminism: empowering reluctant readers using The Hunger Games

Popular fiction can have a dramatic impact on young people’s willingness to read, as the Harry Potter franchise has demonstrated, but three …

(At Least) Two Kinds of Education

I might be working on an e-learning system for a client, so I've been pondering education even more than I usually do. In particular, I've b...

The Arcanum: Magical Academy for the Mastery of the Arts

Neuroeducation: 25 Findings Over 25 Years +John Hagel +Saga…

1- Brain plasticity. Perhaps the most encouraging finding in all of neuroscience is that the brain changes constantly as a result of learning<p>2-The discovery of mirror neurons. Italian researchers may have solved that puzzle in the 1980s and 1990s, when they identified mirror neurons. The researchers claimed that watching and performing an action causes the same neurons to fire, so simply seeing a person go through an embarrassing, triumphant or nerve-wracking situation could cause us to feel as …

George Siemens - Connectivism: Socializing Open Learning


Kolb's Learning Theory

Bandura and Social Learning Theory

kolb's experiential learning theory

Jean Lave: The Situated Learning Theory

Social Learning Theory

Learning Theory: Teaching Students to Think

What is Social Learning?

Introduction to Learning Theories

Albert Bandura's Social Learning Theory

Learning is a remarkably complex process that is influenced by a wide variety of factors. As most parents are probably very much aware, observation …

The Decline of America ~ The Dumbing Down of Americans through Public Education

Extensive skills study from the OECD finds young Americans are 'dead last', leaked lesson plans from corporate-controlled schools, expulsion and …

My Thoughts on the Current State of Education. Saturday Photos at the Space Center. An Exposé on the Sandwich Club. The Imaginarium. Your Sunday Just Got Better.

<b>My Thoughts on the Current State of Education</b> <br>While not totally agreeing with the message above, I believe the picture has a kernel of truth I'd like …

Reforming Education -- Where to Start?

When faced with challenging issues, we all know that a good way to compile a selection of possible solutions is to look around and see how others have dealt with comparable matters. By sharing educational knowledge, experiences and policies, countries can gain key insights for how to address …


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What If We Could Build Higher Education From Scratch? What Would It Look Like?

<b>Updated Jan 7, 2014</b><p>What if we could start all over again and design higher education from scratch? What would a university look like if there were no …

MLK Jr. Day Lessons for the Classroom

<i>“Life’s most persistent and urgent question is: What are you doing for others?”</i> – Martin Luther King, Jr.<p>It is great to see that MLK day is turning …