Introduction to Teachers Learning Process Training Course | Alison

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Introduction to the Learning Process for Teachers and Trainers – Revised

Gain an understanding of the teacher learning process, and improve abilities to create and deliver effective lessons.

Alison's free online Introduction to the Learning Process for Teachers and Trainers course will teach you how to fulfill your instructional role effectively by using teaching methods that are grounded in the learning process of education. You will look into a framework for planning, creating, and delivering effective lessons and assessing a student's learning, as well as Piaget's theory of cognitive development and Bloom's Taxonomy of Learning.





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Learning is defined as relatively permanent changes in behavior, skills, knowledge or attitudes resulting from identifiable psychological or social experiences. This course will first introduce you to the two main learning theories which are behaviorism and constructivism. Behaviourism is a perspective on learning process that focuses on changes in individuals observable behaviors or the changes in what people say or do. This course will also discuss the key concepts associated with operant conditioning including Extinction, Generalisation, Discrimination, Schedules of Reinforcement and Cues.

Constructivism is a perspective on learning that focuses on how students actively construct knowledge out of experiences. This course will discuss the theoretical differences between social constructivism and psychological constructivism. You will learn the different strategies for helping students to develop their thinking including how they think about learning and development. You will also study theories of learning strategies according to Piaget, as well as Bloom's Taxonomy of Learning.

This teachers learning process course will also discuss the contributions to the study of learning processes made by John Dewey (who is an educational philosopher), Lev Vygotsky (a Russian psychologist), Jerome Seymour Bruner (an American psychologist), and Jean Piaget (a Swiss psychologist). Upon completion of this course, you will have a much better understanding of the theories on behaviorism and constructivism and will have greatly enhanced your teaching abilities. So, check out the teachers learning course today and start bringing your professional skills to the next level.

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Learning Outcomes

Having completed this course you will be able to:

  • Describe the process of learning in terms of educational learning theory
  • Differentiate between the two major learning theories: behaviourism and constructivism
  • Compare and contrast the two subtypes of constructivism: psychological constructivism and social constructivism
  • Identify various psychologists, philosophers and researchers associated with educational learning theory
  • Provide everyday examples of operant conditioning and strategies for constructivist style teaching


All Alison courses are free to study. To successfully complete a course you must score 80% or higher in each course assessments. Upon successful completion of a course, you can choose to make your achievement formal by purchasing an official Alison Diploma, Certificate or PDF.

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