Flashcards - Learning Theory

Flashcards - Learning Theory
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inquiry

An inquiry is the ability to formulate a question.

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scientific method

The scientific method is the process of setting and testing hypotheses.

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active learning
Active learning is a teaching method that strives to more directly involve students in the learning process
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learning

Learning involves storing and accessing information in memory.

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zone of proximal development

The zone of proximal development, often abbreviated as ZPD, is the difference between what a learner can do without help and what he or she can do with help. Its creator, Vygotsky's says that people learn best from other people who are just a little ahead of them.

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extinction

In behaviorism, extinction decreases the chances of a response to something by withdrawing reinforcement of the behavior.

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extinction

In behaviorism, extinction decreases the chances of a response to something by withdrawing reinforcement of the behavior.

zone of proximal development

The zone of proximal development, often abbreviated as ZPD, is the difference between what a learner can do without help and what he or she can do with help. Its creator, Vygotsky's says that people learn best from other people who are just a little ahead of them.

learning

Learning involves storing and accessing information in memory.

active learning
Active learning is a teaching method that strives to more directly involve students in the learning process
scientific method

The scientific method is the process of setting and testing hypotheses.

inquiry

An inquiry is the ability to formulate a question.

Edward Thorndike

Edward Thorndike was the psychologist who first proposed that connectionism is key to learning. Thorndike, who was popular in the first half of the 20th century, was the first educational psychologist.

Critical theory

Critical theory in education is about questioning how our educational system can best offer education to all people. It offers opportunities and understanding of the different perspective of disadvantaged members of society.

lifelong learners

Lifelong learning are people who continue to learn even after they leave school.

chunking

Chunking is grouping information so that it's easier to remember and easier to avoid cognitive load.

stimulus

A stimulus is something that causes a reaction.

cognitive load

Cognitive load involves having too much information in working memory and not being able to remember anything.

long-term memory

Long-term memories are memories that are stored for a person to access later.

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