Learning Theories

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Learning Theories by Mind Map: Learning Theories

1. Basic Principles

2. Cognitivism

3. Basic Principles

4. Memory as organized processor of information.

5. Metaphor of scaffolding: new knowledge building on prior knowledge.

6. mnemonic devices and meaningful effect.

7. Cognitive Load

8. Memory can be over- or under-loaded.

9. Implications for Education

10. Conditioning is not enough: connections must be made which are deeper than simple repetition. Meaning is important.

11. Skill level of the learner must be considered.

12. Behaviourism

13. Conditioning

14. Pavlov, Skinner

15. "practice makes perfect", repetition

16. Punishment/reward

17. Implications for education

18. Most important teaching model is repetition

19. Lecturing

20. Constructivism

21. Basic Principles

22. Mind is a network

23. Learning through interaction with environment.

24. Implications for education

25. Teacher as facilitator

26. Learning of basic skills through more complex scenarios.

27. Connectivism

28. Basic Principles

29. Implications for Education

30. Less of a need to "know", but a need to have access to knowledge sources.

31. Knowledge exists over networks, not in the mind of one person.

32. Heavy reliance on technology for learning-- access to internet in order to access knowledge.

33. Need for teachers? As anything more than resources to access online resources?


35. Content Knowledge (CK)

36. Pedagogy Knowledge

37. Technology Knowledge

38. Pedagogical Content Knowledge

39. Good content and application of learning theory but dated technology use

40. Technological Pedagogical Knowledge

41. Technological Content Knowledge

42. Engagement in the classroom using technology but activities stray away from essential learning

43. Use of technology to enhance exploration of content but minimal learning theory present

44. Focus on essential learnings, applying good learning theory, and is supported by technology use

45. Philosophy of Technology

46. Alignment

47. Accessibility

48. Assessment

49. Reinforcement

50. Technology should be used for a specific purpose

51. Will my students have access to the types of technology used?

52. Be clear about how technology use will be graded

53. Technology should be used as reinforcement, not reiteration