Tagged: cognitivism

Interaction 4

Classroom Interaction

Classroom interaction This article tries to provide a definition of classroom interaction and how different approaches dealt with interaction to provide learning and teaching opportunities. A shift in perspective Gone are the days when...

Are we in control of our own decisions? 0

Are we in control of our own decisions?

Are Humans Rational or Irrational? Behavioral economist Dan Ariely, the author of Predictably Irrational, uses classic visual illusions and his own counterintuitive (and sometimes shocking) research findings to show how we’re not as rational...

Schema Theory 0

Schema Theory

Schema theory views organized knowledge as an elaborate network of abstract mental structures which represent one’s understanding of the world. These structures are called schema (plural, chemata or schemas). The concept of schemata was initially...

Piaget’s Developmental Theory – An Overview 0

Piaget’s Developmental Theory – An Overview

Jean Piaget and his theory Jean Piaget was a Swiss developmental psychologist and philosopher known his developmental Theory. In this theory Piaget contended that children go through stages to reach full abilities of thinking...

Description of Cognitivism 1

Description of Cognitivism

Description of Cognitivism Cognitivism is a learning theory that focuses on the processes involved in learning rather than on the observed behavior. As opposed to Behaviorists, Cognitivists do not require an outward exhibition of...

Learning and Learning Theories 0

Learning and Learning Theories

What is learning? Learning can be commonly defined as the act, process, or experience of gaining knowledge or skill. In psychology and education, learning refers to a process that brings together cognitive, emotional, and environmental...

Content-Based Instruction – A Cognitive Approach 2

Content-Based Instruction – A Cognitive Approach

Content-Based Instruction Most of us would agree that a second or a foreign language is learned not as much by direct instruction of its rules as by using it in meaningful context, especially when...