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Situated Learning Theory (Lave)
Summary: Situated Learning Theory posits that learning is unintentional and situated within authentic activity, context and culture. Originator: Jean Lave[1] [...] Read More
Fun Online Activities to Try at Home While Social Distancing
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Learning Theories & Models
Stereotype Threat (Steele, Aronson)
Summary: Stereotype threat is a phenomenon that occurs when people are at risk for living up to a negative stereotype [...] Read More
Cognitive Theories
Cognitive Theory of Multimedia Learning (Mayer)
Summary: A cognitive theory of multimedia learning based on three main assumptions: there are two separate channels (auditory and visual) [...] Read More
Humanist Theories
Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs
Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs (often represented as a pyramid with five levels of needs) is a motivational theory in psychology [...] Read More
Social Learning Theories
Albert Bandura
In 2014, a list of the Top 100 Eminent Psychologists of the Modern Era was published in the Archives of [...] Read More

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