The theory of education: Effective learning and teaching

How do we learn? And what works in learning, for ourselves and others? These ten simple lessons will show you how to use the philosophy and research of education to improve teaching and learning, whether it’s for your learning, your teaching career, or to be able to home-school or tutor others.

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Course plan

Lesson 1. Introduction: Understanding Educational Theory
Lesson 2. The Socratic Method
Lesson 3. Learning Styles: The Auditory Learner
Lesson 4. Learning Styles: The Visual Learner
Lesson 5. Learning Styles: The Kinesthetic Learner
Lesson 6. The Philosophy of Behaviorism
Lesson 7. The Philosophy of Constructivism
Lesson 8. The Philosophy of Humanism
Lesson 9. The Philosophy of Connectivism
Lesson 10. Achieving The Ideal Learning Balance
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  • Format
    One lesson delivered via email daily
  • Duration
    10 days
  • Time
    5 minutes reading a day

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