Learning Theories that Shaped Technology Integration
Learning Theories that
Perspective of Learning
Learner acquired behaviors, skills and
knowledge in response to the:
-Rewards (Positive Reinforcement)
-Punishment (Negative Reinforcement)
-Withheld Responses ( No Reinforcement)
Associated with the learners action or
Characteristic of Behaviorism
- Learning takes place through
observation of one’s behavior
- Psychological researchers
began to study learner’s
response to stimuli.
-Behaviors that are followed by
reinforcement is more likely to
occur in the future implying that
they are learned.
-A technique of leading a learner
through a series of instructional
step to a desired level of
-Learning takes place as a mental
operation when information enters
through senses, undergoes mental
manipulation, is stored and is finally
-Cognitivists create a mental model of
short-term memory and long-term
Piaget’s concepts for
-Mental structures by which
individuals organize their
-Cognitive process which
learner integrates new
information and experiences
into his or her existing
-Process of modifying existing
schemata or creating new ones.
Individuals construct their own
understanding of the world in
which they live.
Educational Technology 1 by Wilhelmina G. Borjal Ed. D.