LEARN-601 / 2 credits

Teacher(s): Dillenbourg Pierre, Kapur Manu

Language: English

Remark: Next time: spring 2024


Every year


How do people learn and how can we support learning? This is part 2 of a two-part course that provides an overview of major theoretical perspectives that attempt to describe how learning works, and serves as an introduction to interpreting education as a means of designing learning environments.



The examination procedure consists of several assignments done across the semester.


learning sciences, learning theories, embodied learning, affect and motivation, sociological and critical perspectives

Learning Outcomes

By the end of the course, the student must be able to:

  • Understand cognitive, embodied, and social perspectives on learning and learning environment design.

In the programs

  • Number of places: 25
  • Exam form: During the semester (session free)
  • Subject examined: Theoretical Foundations of Learning Sciences 2
  • Lecture: 14 Hour(s)
  • Exercises: 34 Hour(s)
  • Type: mandatory

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