The University of Southampton
University of Southampton Institutional Repository

Learning theories and technologies

Record type: Book Section

The chapter explores approaches to learning that we argue best reflect a constantly changing, dynamic environment as reflected in current thinking (Giddens, 2000; Beck, 1992; Castells, 1996). We acknowledge that there are many different schools of thought in terms of learning theories, but we would like to focus here on those we believe are most relevant and applicable to e-learning. This will include a discussion of the following: a critique of behaviourist approaches and their impact, advocacy of the application of experiential/reflective, social constructivism and socio-cultural approaches, and the argument that effective e-learning usually requires, or involves, high quality educational discourse (Ravesncroft, 2004) combined with an experiential and reflective approach (Conole & Dyke, 2004; Mayes & de Freitas, 2004).

Microsoft Word Chapter_06_Learning_theories_and_technologies_31__March.doc - Other
Restricted to Repository staff only
Download (126kB)

Citation

Dyke, Martin, Conole, Grainne, Ravenscroft, Andrew and Sara, De Freitas (2006) Learning theories and technologies In, Conole, Grainne and Oliver, Martin (eds.) Contemporary Perspectives in E-learning Research: themes, methods and impact on practice. New York, USA, Routledge

More information

Published date: 31 October 2006

Identifiers

Local EPrints ID: 24150
URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/24150
ISBN: 9780415393942
PURE UUID: b2a446bf-87b4-4af1-85e2-300b2f496b6f

Catalogue record

Date deposited: 26 Mar 2010
Last modified: 17 Jul 2017 16:14

Export record

Contributors

Author: Martin Dyke
Author: Grainne Conole
Author: Andrew Ravenscroft
Author: De Freitas Sara
Editor: Grainne Conole
Editor: Martin Oliver

University divisions

Download statistics

Downloads from ePrints over the past year. Other digital versions may also be available to download e.g. from the publisher's website.

View more statistics

Atom RSS 1.0 RSS 2.0

Contact ePrints Soton: eprints@soton.ac.uk

ePrints Soton supports OAI 2.0 with a base URL of http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/cgi/oai2

This repository has been built using EPrints software, developed at the University of Southampton, but available to everyone to use.

We use cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. If you continue without changing your settings, we will assume that you are happy to receive cookies on the University of Southampton website.

×