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by Kelly Benton

Theoretical Perspectives and Learning Environments

  1. Cognitive
  2. Behaviorism
  3. Constructivism

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Over time, there have been MANY different theories on learning.

Cognitive Learning THeory

  • Plato, Descartes, Jean Piaget
  • How thinking directly impacts learning
  • An understanding of how thought process works will help students learn

Universally accepted in any environment (in-person, remote, hybrid) only if students have awareness skills about their own thinking, and can apply it to their learning

Cognitive Learning Theory&Learning Environments

Behavior Learning THeory

  • Students see external factors as biggest influence in their learning
  • Pavlov's dog theory

Universally accepted in all learning environments. Student incentives can be received in any environment, although inventives may look different

Behavior Learning Theory&Learning Environments

Constructive Learning THeory

  • Student experience and application
  • Learning occurs when new knowledge is combined with personal experiences

Would work best in person, as opposed to remote or hybrid. Students can apply skills in the real world.

Constructive Learning Theory&Learning Environments

  • History of many learning theories
  • Variety of learning environments in 21st century education
  • All students and their learning styles are unique


Muhajirah, M. (2020). Basic of learning theory: (Behaviorism, cognitivism, constructivism, and humanism). International Journal of Asian Education, 1(1), 37–42. https://doi.org/10.46966/ijae.v1i1.23

Western Governors University. (2020). Five educational learning theories. Teaching and Education. https://www.wgu.edu/blog/five-educational-learning-theories2005.html#close


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