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Theories of Learning

Year 1
Core Module BA Education Studies
Term 1
10 Weeks
3 Hours
2000 Word Assignment

What is this module about?

This module introduces students to various theories of how human beings learn. The module covers leading child development theorists perspectives on learning in the early years (such as Jean Piaget and Lev Vygotsky) as well as examining the work of theorists who explore learning from the perspective of older children, young people and adults. By the end of the module you will have acquired the tools for evaluating the strengths and weaknesses of contrasting learning theories. This module also aims to give you an insight in to the relationship between social values, culture and theories of learning.