A guides to resources on theories and theorists in education.
Last Updated: May 20, 2013
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Learning Theory and Online Technologies
Call Number: LB1044.87 .H365 2012 - Steelcase Library ASRS
"...offers a powerful overview of the current state of e-learning, a foundation of its historical roots and growth, and a framework for distinguishing among the major approaches to e-learning."-Publisher
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Vygotsky's Developmental Theory [videorecording]: An Introduction
Call Number: LB1117 .V946 1994 - Zumberge Library
Presents Lev Vygotsky's early childhood learning theories and demonstrates them in classrooms. Development, according to Vygotsky, cannot be separated from its social context: it is misleading to evaluate children only on what they accomplish independently.
Child Development Theorists [videorecording]: Freud to Erikson to Spock--and Beyond.
Call Number: HQ767.9 .C45 2009
Covers child development theorists including Sigmund Freud, Erik Erikson, Maria Montessori, Jean Piaget, Lev Vygotsky, Abraham Maslow, Arnold Gesell, John Bowlby, Rudolph Dreikurs, Lawrence Kohlberg, B.F. Skinner, Benjamin Spock, Diana Baumrind, T. Berry Brazelton, Howard Gardner.
MI millennium [videorecording]: Multiple Intelligences for the New Millennium
Call Number: BF432.3 .M46 2011 - CML-DeVos
Publication Date: 2011, 2002
Lecture by Howard Gardner presenting new ideas, new directions, and new implications for the MI theory. Recent work on performance-based assessment, education for understanding and the use of MI to achieve personalized curriculum, instruction and assessment are also presented.
How are Kids Smart? [videorecording]: Multiple Intelligences (M.I.) in the Classroom
Call Number: BF432.C48 H69 1995 - CML-DeVos
Learn about M.I. theory and the seven intelligences, explore some of the associated myths about M.I. and observe how teachers have incorporated M.I. theory into their classrooms. Addresses the struggles with challenges of increasing diversity, inclusion of students with special needs and the move toward heterogenous grouping in the classroom.