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Educational Theory

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A typical education assignment asks students to identify educational theory applied in a research article.  The article's author(s) may or may not clearly indicate which theorist upon which they base their research.  It becomes your job to apply the learning theory you have studied in your program to the article at hand.  Try the database listed below to see if it provides you enough theory to critique articles effectively.

Identify Theories

Textbooks are a great place to identify theories and theorists for your discipline.   Library handbooks and encyclopedias also can help you in this area. Start with the Library's Seminal Authors in Education Guide. You may also review some of the examples below:

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