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Teaching and Learning: Theory, Philosophy, Pedagogy

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Theory, Philosophy, Pedagogy

learning theories

"Over more than 100 easy-to-read summaries of learning theories, educational guides and useful tools"

Learning Theories (

"Contains descriptions of over 50 theories relevant to human learning and instruction. Each description includes the following sections: overview, application, example, principles, and references."

Explorations in Learning and instruction: The Theory Into Practice Database

"The database contains brief summaries of 50 major theories of learning and instruction. These theories can also be accessed by learning domains and concepts.""

Project Zero (Harvard Graduate School of Education)

"Project Zero's research initiatives build on and contribute to detailed understandings of human cognitive development and the processes of learning in the arts and other disciplines...Many of these initiatives involve collaborators in schools, universities, museums, or other settings in the United States and other countries." A list of selected projects is included.

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Yu-Hui Chen
University Library, LI-304
University at Albany, SUNY