Learning Theory Application in Classroom Essay
MODULE 2: MAIN ASSESSMENT
QUESTION 2: Imagine you are on your break hour at school and you walked into the staff lounge to discover Piaget, Vygotsky, Erikson and Kohlberg are there. Their conversation is about learning and development. Write a paper tracing the conversation between each of these theorists. Be sure to accurately reflect the stance that each theorist would take. What would be the implications of any one of the theorist as a teacher and how could the theory be applied to the classroom?
This Paper is in Partial Completion Fulfilment of a
POST-GRADUATE DIPLOMA IN EDUCATION AND TRAINING
Date: October 13, 2011
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