Summary: Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs (often represented as a pyramid with five levels of needs) is a motivational theory in psychology that argues that while people aim to meet basic needs, they seek to meet successively higher needs in the form of a pyramid.
Humanism, a paradigm that emerged in the 1960s, focuses on the human freedom, dignity, and potential. A central assumption of humanism is that people act with intentionality and values. Humanists also believe that it is necessary to study the person as a whole, especially as an individual grows and develops over the lifespan.
A four-stage cyclical theory of learning, Kolb’s experiential learning theory is a holistic perspective that combines experience, perception, cognition, and behavior. Contents Contributors Key Concepts Resources and References Contributors David A. Kolb (1939-) Key Concepts Building upon earlier work by John Dewey and Kurt Levin, American educational theorist David A. Kolb believes “learning is the […]