Emerging Perspectives on Learning, Teaching, and Technology
by Michael Orey
Publisher: The Global Text Project 2010
Number of pages: 349
A discussion of a number of ideas that are frequently described as learning or instructional theories. Examples include Information Processing, Constructivism of Piaget, and Social Constructivism of Vygotsky. The latter part of the book describes as a collection of instructional strategies that have been designed with the learning theories in mind.
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