Welcome to The Learning Curve!
Have you ever wondered how people learn, what allows us to learn, or how we shape our own learning ability? If so, then you've come to the right place!
We learn from everything we see, hear, do, and experience. For us learning is second nature, and often we don't even realize that we are learning - even though it occurs everyday of our lives!
Here you will learn not only the basics behind learning, but also effective learning and teaching techniques, conditions that influence learning ability, and how to maximize your learning potential. Enjoy!
How We Learn
Discover the basics of how we learn, from general learning concepts and the conditions required for learning to conditioning and learning modalities.
For centuries people have been putting forward theories about learning. Explore the fundamental learning theories, including cognition, habit, instinct, psychomotor skills, and more.
Much of what we learn is taught to us in school. Learn the basics behind classroom teaching, such as instruction techniques and teaching objectives.
Explore the roles of intelligence and external influences on learning ability. Also find out how learning ability is measured through academic and psychological testing.
History of Learning
Throughout man's history there has been learning, however beliefs about learning have significantly changed over time. Trace the development of learning theory in both China and the Western World.
Many factors influence learning ability. Find out about different types of exceptional learning, including learning disabilities, giftedness, and mental and physical handicaps.
Try our interactive learning simulation and memory game, or test your knowledge with our quizzes. Find out how to maximize your learning potential with our effective learning tutorial, send us feedback, or share your ideas and opinions.
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