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Unformatted text preview: . • Identify teaching techniques associated with social cognitive
principles. 2 • Identify teaching techniques and a teaching strategy for implementing
information-processing learning principles. • Identify teaching techniques and a teaching strategy for implementing
constructivist learning principles. • Explain how principles of motivation theories influence your selection
and use of instructional techniques and strategies. • Identify technology applications to support the techniques and
strategies from each theoretical perspective.
Instructional Principles, Techniques, and Strategies As stated previously in Chapter 1, a theoretical principle is a general
guideline that evolves out of the beliefs of a particular theory, and that helps
connect that theory to classroom practice. For example, behaviorists tend to
believe that learning is an incremental process. Consequently, one of their
principles is that classroom learning needs to occur gradually and step-by step.
An instructional technique is a specific action taken by teachers during
the instructional process, and can be thought of as a single component of the
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- Spring '08