Tag Archives: Theories

Understanding and Using Educational Theories

” I expect that this book will equip and inspire students to engage first-hand with the texts of these creative and influential educational writers.”-David Aldridge, Programme Lead: Professional Education, Oxford Brookes University   If you’re training to teach or studying education a clear understanding of major educational theories and the thinkers behind them is essential in […]

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Educational Leadership and Organizational Management: Linking Theories to Practice

This book is intended for students, leaders and managers who wish to explore the personal relevance and conceptual bases of educational leadership and organizational management and to develop their expertise in this field. It is a book written for both scholars and practitioners. The general public will also appreciate the accessible language in the book. […]

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Why Knowledge Matters: Rescuing Our Children from Failed Educational Theories

In Why Knowledge Matters, influential scholar E. D. Hirsch, Jr., addresses critical issues in contemporary education reform and shows how cherished truisms about education and child development have led to unintended and negative consequences.   Hirsch, author of The Knowledge Deficit, draws on recent findings in neuroscience and data from France to provide new evidence […]

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Over 50 Learning Theories Explained for Teachers

July 17, 2016Theory informs practice and without a solid theoretical base we risk having an impaired praxis. This is clearly noticeable in the education sector where the teaching pedagogy is directly shaped by the theoretical traditions underpinning one’s teaching philosophy. For instance, inline with the ethos of their constructivist theory,  progressivist educators tend to favour […]

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Learning Theories: An Educational Perspective, Pearson eText with Loose-Leaf Version — Access Card Package (7th Edition)

This title is only available as a loose-leaf version with Pearson eText.   This work offers a very current and comprehensive look at the key theoretical principles, concepts, and research findings about learning. Special attention is paid to how these concepts and principles can be applied in today’s classrooms. In this essential resource, students are […]

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Learning Theories: An Educational Perspective (5th Edition)

The main objectives of this text are: to inform readers of the historical and current learning theoretical principles, concepts, and research findings, especially as they relate to education, and to provide applications of the principles and concepts in settings where teaching and learning occur.   The text focuses primary emphasis on cognitive theories that stress learners’ constructions […]

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Index of The Major Learning Theories and Paradigms Teachers Should Know about

August 8, 2015Learning is a social act embedded within a macro contextual framework that provides it with its essence. Learning about learning or ‘metalearning’ is at the core of our tasks as teachers and educators. Unless we have an informed understanding of the dynamics involved in the learning act, our teaching effectiveness and pedagogy will […]

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Learning Theories: An Educational Perspective (6th Edition)

Written to inform students of the main principles, concepts, and research findings of key theories of learning–especially as they relate to education–and to provide applications of principles and concepts in settings where teaching and learning occur, this revised text blends theory, research, and applications throughout, providing its readers with a coherent and unified perspective on […]

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