WesternU E-Learning

Online Training for Faculty and Staff

Take a dip into the world of educational psychology with the introduction of three common learning theories: behaviorism, cognitivism, constructivism.  By understanding learning theories educators can improve the quality of the education they provide, as well as increase knowledge retention for all of their students.

Intended Learning Outcomes

  • List three educational learning theories.
  • Recognize at least two modalities for teaching for each theory.
  • Differentiate learner motivation based on learning theory.