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60 Free Essays on Teaching And Learning Theories

  1. Applying learning theories

    Introduction to Learning Theories EDU622-0603A-01: Applying Learning Theories Unit 1 IP Dr. Trude Fawson American Intercontinental University June 17, 2006 Introduction How do we come to know what we know? What is knowledge? These questions are important not only for epistemologists

  2. Social learning theories and juveniles

    Running Head: Social Learning Theories and Juveniles Social Learning Theories Relating to Juvenile delinquency Abstract This paper takes a closer look at the social learning’s of society’s subculture that displays delinquent behavior. Using differential association I explain the learned

  3. The use of computers in language learning and language teaching

    The use of Computers in Language Learning and Language Teaching C M. G Research Paper for March 18, 2008 I. Introduction In defining the meaning of literacy, Luke and Freebody suggested that there are four sets of overlapping practices that literacy in

  4. Mill and kant's ethical theories

    Get Essays - Essay Search - Submit Essays - Request Essays - Essay Links - FAQ Compare Mill and Kant's ethical theories; which makes a better societal order? John Stuart Mill (1808-73) believed in an ethical theory known as utilitarianism. There are many formulation of this theory. One such is, "E

  5. Teaching philosophy and classroom behaviour management plan

    TEACHING PHILOSOPHY AND CLASSROOM BEHAVIOUR MANAGEMENT PLAN Griffith University Personal Philosophy of Teaching and Learning A classroom is a very dynamic and spontaneous place. Every classroom is comprised of a diverse combination of individuals who all contribute to the unpredictable natu

  6. Science Coke

    Introduction: Patient education is central to the management and recovery from illness (Benner, 2001, Bernhard and Walsh, 1995). The author conducted a teaching session aimed to educate a female patient with asthma about the accurate use of a peak flow meter. Accordingly with the intervention of t

  7. Cognitive learning theory's impact on curriculu,

    Nicole Phillips Learning Theory Paper Curr 558/Foundations of Curriculum and Instruction University of Phoenix Dr. Ginger Lewis Jacobs April 4, 2008 Cognitive Learning Theory Introduction Cognitivism focuses on an unobservable change in mental knowledge. Cognitivism came about as a rejectio

  8. Online learning vs. video-based:

    Online Learning vs. Video-Based 1 Running head: ONLINE LEARNING VS. VIDEO-BASED Online Learning vs. Video-Based: The Pros and Cons of Each Learning Environment Melanie R. Allison Jefferson Elementary School, Jefferson, South Carolina Online Learning vs. Video-Based 2 Abstract Man

  9. Distance learning in the k-12 classroom

    How do we learn best? Any teacher will tell you that direct experience is the best teacher. Often, classroom teachers will conduct experiments and demonstrations or have the students watch or participate in a variety of experimental activities. A good teacher is a facilitator and allows the stude

  10. Learning Styles for Different Personality Types

    Learning Styles Introduction Learning Styles are usually categorised as cognitive styles, personality types, or learning styles. Students preferentially take in and process information in different ways: by seeing and hearing, reflecting and acting, reasoning logically and intuitively, analyzi

  11. Impossible Myth or Possible Mission?

    MASLOW'S CONCEPT OF PEAK EXPERIENCE EDUCATION: IMPOSSIBLE MYTH OR POSSIBLE MISSION? by Nancy Wilgenbusch, Ph.D. College of Saint Mary O

  12. Impemeting an Effective English Language Learner Program

    Implementing an Effective English Language Learner Program Brett St.Germain Olivet Nazarene University EDUC 782 Abstract The following document will outline examples of effective English Language Learner (ELL) programs possible for Rosemont Middle School. Included will be examples of fou

  13. Bilingual Education

    Table of Contents I. Abstract II. Chapter II Literature Review A. Background information on bilingual education B. Two-way bilingual programs 1) Criteria 2) Literature of Review III. References Abstract While the debat

  14. Reflective account on learning

    Reflection: More than just looking in the mirror "…reflection in a mirror is an exact replica of what is in front of it. Reflection in professional practice… gives back not what it is, but what might be, an improvement on the original…" Biggs (1999). Reflective practice, in this context, is

  15. Differeniated learning

    Differentiated Learning The relationship between teaching and learning is very complex. Added to the complexity in classrooms, is the integration of students with unlimited types of special needs. In the past, schools have provided "pull-out" programs, special education classes and enrich

  16. Learning

    The main idea is Learning. Learning can be broken down into three areas of study: 1. Cognitive, 2. Affective, 3. Psychomotor. In Physical education and sport professional is concerned with facilitating learning in all three areas. Cognitive Learning is concerned with developing and increasing

  17. Assessing the quality of early years learning environments

    Assessing the Quality of Early Years Learning Environments Abstract This article describes a means of evaluating early years classrooms from the perspective of the child's experience. Nine key themes, such as motivation and independence, are identified as representing significant aspects of a

  18. Distance learning

    Abstract As the Internet becomes increasingly popular, so do online classes. Last year alone, there was a 13% increase in registration for distance learning classes throughout the public university system. (Beverly Creamer, 2003) It is now possible for people to learn conveniently from home or offi

  19. Leading a School

    Leading a school effectively is a skill that requires constant planning and development. A school leader can be defined as the person who is vested with formal authority over an organization or one of its sub units. He or she has status that leads to various interpersonal relations, and from this co

  20. Conditioning and learning

    Conditioning and Learning 1 INTRODUCTION "Learning, acquiring knowledge or developing the ability to perform new behaviors. It is common to think of learning as something that takes place in school, but much of human learning occurs outside the classroom, and people continue to learn throughout

  21. Criminological theories

    There are many different aspects of criminal justice policy. One in particular is the different theories of crime and how they affect the criminal justice system. The Classical School of criminology is a theory about evolving from a capital punishment type of view to more humane ways of punishing

  22. Teaching adults to read

    Teaching Adults to Read Using Technology with PowerPoint Presentations Adults who are learning to read should enter into the instructional setting with a desire to learn. They have the capacity to learn and to problem solve in real world settings of more or less complexity. Most of the adults en

  23. Florida Education

    Introduction The Bush-Brogan A+ Plan is the current educational agenda for Florida’s public schools. The plan was introduced shortly after the Bush/Brogan administration took office. The Bush/Brogan administration has taken on the responsibility of transforming Florida’s public schools into

  24. Organisation learning

    Where Argyris and Schön were the first to propose models that facilitate organizational learning, the following literatures have followed in the tradition of their work: Argyris and Schön (1978) distinguish between single-loop and double-loop learning, related to Gregory Bateson's concepts of fir

  25. Behavior theories

    The wide study of human beings has led psychologists to the development of many theories explaining the elements that cause a persons behavior and attitude. In this paper I would like to reflect upon some of the theories we studied such as: the cultivation theory, social learning theory, the attrib

  26. Worthy Approach to Academic Education

    "Education is for all" is an aphorism that is ubiquitously heard from the most recognized intellectuals to even primary-school students. Why do we need education? There are too many answers for this tricky question. Philosopher would answer: to attain the truth, university student would says

  27. The effect of the reading recovery program on children with reading and learning difficulties

    The purpose of this essay is to explain the effectiveness of the reading recovery program (RR) on students with reading and or learning disabilities (RD or LD). The studies reviewed looked at students who were at-risk for LD, who had RD, or who had a severe reading difficulty. The studies revealed t

  28. The Pythagorean Theorem

    The Pythagorean Theorem The Pythagorean Theorem is a system in which a^2 + b^2 = c^2. This is the relation in E

  29. The Ethics of School Culture and the Theory of Communicative Action

    The Ethics of School Culture and the Theory of Communicative Action The purpose of this paper is to view a set of characteristics that will serve as a basis for the cultural quality of my school district, with respect to Jurgen Habermas’ Theory of Communicative Action and the power struggles t

  30. Cooperative learning research proposal

    Running Head: COOPERATIVE LEARNING AND STUDENT ACHIEVEMENT Abstract The researcher, School District. The purpose of this research is to determine whether an interdependence model of cooperative learning will improve student achievement, when compared to a cooperative learning model that uses s