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Define the concepts of Behaviorism, Cognitivism and Constructivism. How might knowledge of these three learning theories (above) help an instructional designer design and develop effective instructional materials? Please explain your answer clearly, and show your reasoning or line of logic.

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Behaviorism - The learning process is initiated when an external entity presents and reinforces specific information knowledge. The teacher is providing stimulation and motivation, rewarding the student a they respond correctly. The student repeats until they respond correctly; continuousl conditioning themselves.

How it can help with instructional design - Since this learning emphasizes the importance of a teacher or external presenter of information in allowing students to obtain knowledge, it is imperative that an instructional designer incorporate such teaching methods within the lessons. As such, computer-based instruction, presentations of concepts, multiple choice tests, lab ...

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Define the concepts of Behaviorism, Cognitivism and Constructivism. How might knowledge of these three learning theories (above) help an instructional designer design and develop effective instructional materials? Please explain your answer clearly, and show your reasoning or line of logic.

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