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We might usefully consider 5 Learning Theory orientations.










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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