Theories, Models, and Frameworks of Learning for Educational Research and Practice.
This knowledge base features learning theories, models, and frameworks that address how people learn.  Each one is summarized and discussed in an easy-to-read, easy-to-understand format.  This site is useful for students and scholars of various fields, including educational psychology, instructional design, digital media and learning, and more. Below is the index of learning theories, grouped into categories. We are always adding more theories, models, and frameworks and hope you find this to be a valuable resource!


Behaviorist Theories:

Cognitivist Theories:

Constructivist, Social, and Situational Theories:

Motivational and Humanist Theories:

Design Theories and Models (Prescriptive):

Descriptive and Meta Theories:

Identity Theories:

Media and Technology Theories:

Miscellaneous Learning Theories and Models:

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