Learning Theories

Information about adult learning theories, curated by LIRT

Texas Collaborative's Professional Development Resources for Teaching and Learning

An excellent source of information on theoretical aspects and practical applications of learning theory. Thirteen modules range from “Active Learning”to “…Resources for Critical and Creative Thinking”.


Theory into Practice Database (TIP) Greg Kearsley.

An extensive database of theories concerning the major contributors to the development of learning and instruction. Most theories can be applied to adult learners and will be of use to instructors who want more background on a particular theory. Now part of InstructionalDesign.org.