Learning Theories Simplified: ...And How to Apply Them to Teaching

Learning Theories Simplified: ...And How to Apply Them to Teaching

By: Bob Bates (author)Paperback

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Containing bitesized overviews of over 100 classic and contemporary learning theorists, this book is written for busy teachers, trainers, managers or learners who are interested in understanding different theories of learning and how they can be intelligently and practically applied to educational contexts. It describes each theory and model in an accessible bitesized form and explores how it can be used to benefit teaching, including key suggestions for the classroom. This book will: * Help you to understand how people learn and your role in the process * Develop your skills as a teacher or trainer * Enable you to be able to apply theory to practice * Encourage you and your learners to have a commitment to personal growth and change * Support you to manage key aspects of programme design and delivery

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Bob Bates was a Senior Executive in the civil service for twenty years. During this time, he also worked as a staff trainer and coach and mentor to people with disabilities. He then set up his own Management & Training Consultancy (The Arundel Group), which celebrates its 20th anniversary this year. His work as a management consultant covered a number of local and central government projects as well as working as a trainer with major UK private sector companies. In the late 1990s Bob started a lecturing career, during which time he gained two Masters Degrees in management and education and a PhD in Education. He has taught over 1000 teachers and trainers on graduate and post-graduate programmes at two universities. He currently manages and teaches on City & Guild Award, Certificate and Diploma courses in a Community College This is Bob's third book. His first, The Little Book of BIG Management Theories written with Jim McGrath was on W.H, Smiths' non-fiction best sellers list for nearly a year, is being translated into 10 languages and was chosen by the Chartered Management Institute as Practical Management Book of the Year for 2014. His second book The Little Book of BIG Coaching Theories was published in February 2015. Bob shares his time these days between writing, working voluntarily for a charity that promotes health and education in the Gambia, researching into offender learning and teaching Adult Education Teachers. Bob can be contacted through his web site bobbates.co.uk (here you get an option to pick Research or Bad Bob Bates - please choose the former) or email saddlers9899@aol.com


Part 1: Classical Learning Theories Educational Philosophy Behaviourism Cognitivism Humanism Neurolism (the neuroscience of learning) Part 2: Contemporary Thinking on Teaching & Learning Professionalism Learning Styles Motivation Behaviour Management Coaching and Mentoring Teamworking Part 3: Planning, Delivering & Assessing Learning Curriculum Planning Lesson Planning Delivering Learning Assessment and Feedback Evaluating Teaching and Learning

Product Details

  • publication date: 08/10/2015
  • ISBN13: 9781473925335
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 312
  • ID: 9781473925335
  • ISBN10: 1473925339

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