Academia.edu is a platform for academics to share research papers. Humanist Learning Theory approaches learning as a way to fulfill an individual’s potential rather than meeting specific learning targets. Learning theories and its implication to education Sonny Adriano. 84, No. (2011). The Cognitive Perspective on Learning: Its Theoretical Underpinnings and Implications for Classroom Practices. Learning theories have two chief values according to Hill (2002). Jean Piaget’s theories impact learning in many different ways, but keeping in mind the curriculum you are teaching, as well as how you are teaching it, directly applies to the essentials of child development. Learning theories and their implications on educational technology RONNIE PASIGUI. Up until now, we have focused mainly on research that has fallen outside the traditional bounds of our field. Cognitive learning theory has made an impact on the field of education with the formation of strategies to enhance the storage and retrieval of data from memory. 5, pp. For the stages of child development and the primary influential factors, visit this Funderstanding article. Educational technology has for some time been influenced by developments in cognitive psychology. Learning theories, which provide a profound coherence and understanding in changing teaching practices and standards, are imperative to the choice and employment of assessment and instructional scaffolding techniques. The organism learns not the movement patterns, but the sign-significative relations. Explanations of what happens constitute learning theories. Observation and Education Practice: The implications of current theories of cognitive development in terms of the... julier3846. The Clearing House: A Journal of Educational Strategies, Issues and Ideas: Vol. Introduction The Piaget`s theory of cognitive development focuses on the development and learning theories. 204-212. A learning theory is an attempt to describe how people and animals learn; thereby helping us understands the inherently complex process of learning. Learning as a process focuses on what happens when the learning takes place. One further implication for instruction is the use of concrete "hands on" experiences to help children learn. Educational Implications: Typical Learning Problems: Capacity: The learning of a task depends upon the capacity of the learner. Maslow’s research on the Hierarchy of Needs is a major concept within this theory, as it focuses on the whole person, specifically the cognitive and affective needs of the learner. This theory takes into consideration that learning is based upon some signs or clues leading to the goal. Piagets Theory Suggestions: Provide concrete props and visual aids, such as models and/or time line Use familiar examples to facilitate learning more complex ideas, such as story problems in math. 5.5 Cognitive theory and educational technology. Development focus on the learners capabilities.