Tagged: learning theories

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Experiential Education

What is experience? Experience refers to an event or occurrence that leaves an impression on someone. Experience is an essential element in learning. However, experience is not exclusively identified with schools. It is part...

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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...

Ausubel’s Learning Theory 4

Ausubel’s Learning Theory

David Paul Ausubel was an American psychologist whose most significant contribution to the fields of educational psychology, cognitive science, and science education learning, was on the development and research on meaningful learning and advance...

Jean Piaget’s Cognitive Theory 0

Jean Piaget’s Cognitive Theory

Jean Piaget developed a theory about the nature and development of human intelligence called developmental stage theory. It deals with the nature of knowledge and how humans come gradually to acquire it, construct it,...

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...

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Zone of Proximal Development

Zone of Proximal Development Zone of Proximal Development (abbreviated ZPD)  is a concept that was introduced by the seminal psychologist Lev Vygotsky. It refers to the difference between what a learner can do without...

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Constuctivism

Constructivism Constructivism is a learning theory which sees learning as a process in which the learner actively constructs or builds new ideas or concepts based upon current and past knowledge or experience. During Childhood,...

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...

Behaviorism 3

Behaviorism

A Description of Behaviorism Behaviorism is a learning theory which considers anything an organism do as a behavior. According to the behaviorist, these behaviors can be scientifically studied regardless of what happens in the...