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We might usefully consider 5 Learning Theory orientations.

 

Behaviourist

 

Humanist

 

Constructivist

 

Cognitivist

 

Social Learning

 

 
 

The webpages above are based partly on a conference paper,  “Learning Theories and Higher Education"

delivered to the School of Electrical and Engineering Systems, Dublin Institute of Technology

by Frank Ashworth, Gabriel Brennan, Kathy Egan, Ron Hamilton and Olalla Saenz.

 

 
 

We might also usefully consider:

 

Accelerated Learning

 

Experiential Learning

 

Transformational Learning

 

 

For a comprehensive set of theories - see:

 TIP (Theory into Practice) website

 
               
 

Click here for Learning Theorists Timeline

 

 
   

 

Contemporary Theories of Learning.

Learning Theorists in their own words

 

Ed: Knud Illeris

 

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