Prior to engaging in this discussion, please read Chapters 5 and 6 from the Applied metacognition e-book, review Elaboration Theory, Social Learning Theory, and Self-Determination Theory online, read “The Impact of the Self-Determined Learning Model of Instruction on Student Self-Determination” article, view the Emotional Intelligence and Bloom’s Taxonomy videos, and review any relevant Instructor Guidance.
Throughout the past several decades, the understanding of how we
learn has been defined and redefined. Evaluate and comment on social
learning theory and Bloom’s taxonomy. Analyze how each incorporate
cognitivism and constructivism into their frameworks. Demonstrate an
understanding of how at least two of these theories may have contributed
to the focus on the more recent theories of emotional intelligence,
metacognition, and motivation (i.e., self-determination). Please see the
list below to determine which of the recent theories you will focus on
for your initial post.
Last name begins with A-I: Focus on emotional intelligence.
My last name starts with H.
Next, go to the Ashford University Library and research three
scholarly articles pertaining to the historical relevance of your
assigned theory. Address the following questions in your initial post:
What historical trends do you notice in the literature about your assigned subject?
Does there appear to be any event or series of events (such as
research findings) that helped to promote this area of variable within
Evaluate your learning style and share an example of how a better
understanding of this theory might be applied to explain your learning
behavior(s) in a real-life situation at school, work, or home.