Robert Gagne's Learning Theories

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Which aspect serves as the starting point in any curriculum decision-making?

What does philosophy become the criteria for in curriculum decision-making?

What does philosophy help us answer?

Which foundation helps determine what are schools for, according to the text?

What kind of questions does philosophy help in answering, based on the text?

According to Perennialism, what is the primary focus of education?

According to Essentialism, what is the role of teachers?

What is the primary focus of Progressivism in education?

What is the aim of Reconstructionism in education?

Who is considered the Father of Classical Conditioning Theory?

In Gagne's hierarchical learning theory, which event of instruction involves introducing new information or concepts to be learned?

According to Jean Piaget's theories, which stage of cognitive development occurs from ages 7 to 11?

What are the five components of emotional intelligence, as proposed by Daniel Goleman?

According to Gestalt theory, how do learners perceive something in relation to the whole?

Which psychological foundation of Carl Rogers' therapeutic learning emphasizes that curriculum should be concerned with process and personal needs?

According to Emile Durkheim, which two fundamental elements influence individuals' behavior in education?

What did Alvin Toffler foresee as a potential outcome of technological advancement in education?

According to Paolo Freire, what approach do teachers use to raise students' consciousness?

What was John Goodlad's emphasis in curriculum organization?

According to William Pinar, how should the nature of educational experience be understood?

Which philosophical foundation of curriculum development emphasizes the cultivation of intellect and the use of Great Books?

Who is considered the father of Classical Conditioning Theory, which forms the foundation for a learning practice called indoctrination?

According to which psychological foundation of curriculum learning did Edward Thorndike define learning as habit formation?

Who is known for emphasizing social reform as the aim of education and focusing on student experience and taking social action on real problems?

Which educational theorist described education as a process of growth and experimentation in which thought and reason are applied to the solution of problems?

What is the primary role of philosophy in curriculum decision-making?

Which foundation helps in deciding what subjects are of value in the curriculum?

What does philosophy help us determine about student learning?

In curriculum decision-making, what does philosophy serve as the basis for?

What precise tasks does philosophy help us answer, according to the text?

What is the key aspect of Daniel Goleman's Emotional Intelligence?

In Gagne's hierarchical learning theory, which event of instruction involves encouraging learners to apply their knowledge actively?

According to Gestalt theory, how do learners perceive something in relation to the whole?

Which domain does the Psychomotor Domain pertain to?

In Jean Piaget's cognitive development stages, what does the Preoperational stage (2-7) mainly involve?

Which educational theorist emphasized the involvement of students in planning curriculum content and instructional activities?

Which educational theorist believed that knowledge should prepare students for the future and foresaw schools and students working creatively, collaboratively, and independently of their age?

Who proposed that in the future, parents might have the resources to teach a prescribed curriculum from home as a result of technology, not in spite of it?

Who emphasized education as a means of shaping the person and society through critical reflections and 'conscientization'?

Who focused on broadening the conception of curriculum to enrich the practice, understanding the nature of educational experience, and involving curriculum from various perspectives such as historical, racial, gendered, phenomenological, postmodern, theological & international perspectives?


Test your knowledge of Robert Gagne's influential learning theories and their key principles. Explore the concepts of connectionism theory, the 3 Laws of Learning, hierarchical learning theory, and tasking in the formation of objectives.

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