* Learning Theories - Index of Learning Theories and Models

Theories and Models of Learning for Educational Research and Practice.
This knowledge base features learning theories that address how people learn. A resource useful for scholars of various fields such as educational psychology, instructional design, and human-computer interaction. Below is the index of learning theories, grouped in somewhat arbitrary categories. Note that this website is an iterative project and these entries are a work in progress; please leave comments with suggestions, corrections, and additional references.

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Behaviorist Theories:

Cognitivist Theories:

Constructivist, Social, and Situational Theories:

Motivational and Humanist Theories:

Design Theories and Models (Prescriptive):

Descriptive and Meta Theories:

Identity Theories:

Miscellaneous Learning Theories and Models: