INST 5130LEARNING AND INSTRUCTION THEORIES SUMMER 2012 - FINAL PRODUCT To: Dr. CRAWFORD By: Jennifer Nguyen
A LEARNING THEORY is an attempt todescribe how people and animals learn,thereby helping us understand theinherently complex process of learning.
INSTRUCTION is an external agency thatguides the learner toward a goal bymeans of some specified procedures
Learning and Instruction Theories 1. Behavioris m 2. Cognition 3. Developme nt 4. Biology 5. Motivation 6. Instruction 7. Constructiv ism
BEHAVIORISMBehaviorism is a learning theory that is focused upon the concept of “stimulus/response”
COGNITIONCognition is the process that the brain recalls and connects related old memories, knowledge with new or current information to make a decision or solve a
DEVELOPMENTCognitive development is a field of study in neuroscienceand psychology focusing on a childs development interms of information processing, conceptual resources,perceptual skill, language learning, and other aspects ofbrain development and cognitive psychology
BIOLOGY Repetition is the first law of learningThere is a cellular, a nucleic response, to all learning events
MOTIVATIONMOTIVATION is either an external (extrinsic) orinternal (intrinsic) influence that increases theenthusiasm or maintains the persistence inorder to reach a certain goal.
INSTRUCTIONINSTRUCTION is a methodology that willenhance learning on the part of thelearner, primarily focused upon meetinglearning goals and learning objectives
CONSTRUCTIVISMConstructivism is a learning theorybased on the belief that learners cangenerate new knowledge based onprevious knowledge and/or
CONNECTIVISMCONNECTIVISM is a learning theory for the Digital Age