eBook Education Reference Guide: Learning Methods & Theories, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1429835311
  • ISBN-13: 9781429835312
  • DDC: 370.1523
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 108 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2014 | Published/Released August 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2014
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The Education Reference Guide series is designed to provide a solid foundation for the research of various educational topics. This volume offers an introduction to many educational methods that seek to enhance learning by increasing student control and autonomy, taking advantage of software applications, and improving peer cooperation and collaboration. The essays first examine student-centered curricula and approaches before looking at group-focused methods and reviewing technology-based applications in the classroom.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: Self-Directed Learning.
2: Problem - Based Learning.
3: Experiential Learning.
4: Transformative Learning.
5: Contract Learning.
6: Social Learning Theory.
7: Cooperative Learning.
8: Project-Based Learning.
9: The Learning Process.
10: Brain-Based Learning.
11: Structural Learning Theory.
12: Universal Design for Learning.
13: Integrated Learning Systems.
14: Virtual Learning in the Public Schools.
15: Academic Learning Time.