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A Simple Guide To 4 Complex Learning Theories | Edudemic

A Simple Guide To 4 Complex Learning Theories | Edudemic | Sociology theorists in education | Scoop.it

Do you know the actual theories of learning? A learning theory is an attempt to describe how people learn, helping us understand this inherently complex process. There’s sub-levels of each theory, behavior and other categories … it’s complex. But it’s worth understanding.


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Rob Hatfield, M.Ed.'s curator insight, November 16, 2013 7:26 PM

I posted this infographic last year and have shared this with my colleagues at school. The applications of these theories can and will be applied within the ever changing learning environments that include connectivism.

Ivon Prefontaine, PhD's curator insight, November 16, 2013 7:39 PM

This is a very good and detailed infographic.

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Age of Distraction: Why It’s Crucial for Students to Learn to Focus

Age of Distraction: Why It’s Crucial for Students to Learn to Focus | Sociology theorists in education | Scoop.it
Learning to focus on one task while tuning out the many distractions vying for attention is a crucial life skill that some students are missing.

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Susan Grigsby @sksgrigsby's curator insight, December 5, 2013 12:03 PM

As I'm reading this article (and being distracted because of requests for help...) I can't help but wonder about the implications for libraries. Like @Buffy J. Hamilton my library is NOT a quiet one so am I creating an environment that makes focus difficult? Should libraries be oases of quiet or is the hum of activity (sometimes bordering on chaotic) good training for focus? I realize this article is targeting the digital distractions students are faced with but I can't help but wonder...