Editor’s note: This article does a great job answering the question posed in the title. It looks at definitions of learning and learning theories and explores nine key theories most relevant to designing blended and online learning.
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Editor’s note: In this article, Nigel Paine urges L&D professionals to explore and embrace heutagogy, a theory of self-determined learning in which everyone is both teacher and learner. This type of approach should be a part of L&D, Paine says.
Editor’s note: Professor John Sweller explores cognitive load theory and why it underpins direct instruction.
Editor’s note: In this video, Nick Shackleton Jones explains the affective context model of learning. This is a very thought-provoking video which challenges assumptions around learning and education and provides some examples of what corporate learning could look like.
Editor’s note: I was in a Learning Technologies Summer Forum session this week and the speaker, Jane Daly from Towards Maturity, was talking about the learning ‘ogies’. This article looks at the two most related to peer and self-directed learning – paragogy and heutagogy.
This deck from Steve Wheeler at the University of Plymouth is packed with insight and…
Editor’s note: learning theories through the ages in graphic form.
Editor’s note: Useful rundown of all the isms between behaviourism and connectivism.
Editor’s note: Steve Wheeler has produced this slide deck on learning theories for our times. A must read for getting up to speed with theories informing learning in the digital age.
Editor’s note: Reflections on learning theories and models by Sukh Pabial. Do we learn more in life than we do from our theories and models?
Prompted by a tweet during his session at the Charity Learning Conference 2012, Peter Honey…