Teaching Strategies & Learning Theories

Learning Theories -Useful Web Sites

  • The Theory Into Practice Database (A useful overview of many learning theories and their possible application in the classroom)
  • Learner-Centered Psychological Principles “14 psychological principles pertain to the learner and the learning process. They focus on psychological factors that are primarily internal to and under the control of the learner rather than conditioned habits or physiological factors”
    www.apa.org/ed/lcp2/lcp14.html

Teaching Strategies – Useful Web Sites

  • The Knowledge Loom: What Works in Teaching and Learning (Much information on K-12, but a large collection on Adult Learning and other useful topics)
    knowledgeloom.org/
  • Teaching and Learning Methods and Strategies (Cooperative, collaborative, discovery-based learning)
    www.u.arizona.edu/ic/edtech/strategy.html

Reflecting on Teaching – Useful Web Sites

  • Teaching Perspectives Inventory (A free online survey of five perspectives teachers have about teaching)
    teachingperspectives.com/