In this chapter, the author explores the relationship between learning theories and teaching practices. It compares three features of scientific and educational theories, provides an overview of some historically noteworthy learning theories and the teaching practices they inform, reviews contemporary learning theories, and concludes with implications for teaching practice. This free selection also includes the Table of Contents, Preface, and Introduction.


Type Book ChapterPub Date 1/1/2002Stock # PB158X_1

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