Principle of Learning #4 – Practice

This post presents a brief elaboration on the fourth of seven principles of learning: Principle #4 – Practice. Principles of change are activated and aligned with learning targets through models of practice, exercise, or experience. It is in the componential features of practice activities that principles of change are realized and are aligned with learning targets (Figure … Read more Principle of Learning #4 – Practice

Principle of Learning #3 – Change

This post presents a brief elaboration on the third of seven principles of learning: Principle #3 – Change. Learning is a specific type of change, which is governed by principles of (a) repetition, (b) time, (c) step size, (d) sequence, (e) contrast, (f) significance, and (g) feedback. These seven principles of change are the inner mechanism … Read more Principle of Learning #3 – Change

Principle of Learning #2 – Target

This post presents a brief elaboration on the second of seven principles of learning: Principle #2 – Target. Human potential may be channeled intentionally toward a specific, predetermined target of learning, or will otherwise follow incidentally from the conditions to which a person is subjected. This second principle, which has been added to the framework as … Read more Principle of Learning #2 – Target

Principle of Learning #1 – Potential

This post presents a brief elaboration on the first of seven principles of learning: Principle #1 – Potential. Humans are endowed with an inherent potential for increase in capacity, the establishment of habit, and the definition of being.  This is the first principle of learning, upon which all others are predicated. That every person has … Read more Principle of Learning #1 – Potential

7 Principles of Learning – the short version

Seven principles of learning, the foundation of a Principles-of-Learning Framework (Weibell, 2011), form the basis of this blog. Future posts will elaborate on these seven principles of learning and explore how the Principles-of-Learning Framework can be applied to a mass educational transformation that is now taking place in public education—toward student-centered, data-informed, teacher-led, personalized learning … Read more 7 Principles of Learning – the short version

The Principles-of-Learning Framework

(Originally Published June 2011) Principles of Learning: A Conceptual Framework for Domain-Specific Theories of Learning Christian J. Weibell (we’-bull) Doctor of Philosophy This study is predicated on the belief that there does not now exist, nor will there ever exist, any single theory of learning that is broad enough to account for all types of … Read more The Principles-of-Learning Framework