Category: Learning Theory

Apr 13

How Do We Learn

In looking for meaningful learning we have to remember that it is the brain that gives us the mental models needed for understanding.  When we recognize the brains role, we will be in a better place to help students grasp and master the lessons we give them.  Cognitive learning is a huge subject, so expect …

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Jan 19

Applying Behaviorism to E-Learning

When we look at e-learning, there are a few different ways of approaching the subject.  The three main ways of designing multimedia learning are:   Response Strengthening, Information Acquisition, and Knowledge Construction In this post I’m going to concentrate on the first way – response strengthening, which can be looked at as part of behaviorist …

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