graduate medical education; learning theories; educational learning theory; motivational learning theory; humanistic learning theory; experiential learning theory; reflective learning theory


Education | Medical Education


Learning theories are necessary to help inform teaching strategies and promote successful educational outcomes. Having an in-depth knowledge about learning theories and their applicability to teaching and educating healthcare professionals will help support and promote excellence in medical education. Demonstrating an understanding of effective learning theories in the classroom will benefit both educators and trainees, while supporting a collaborative mentor-mentee relationship.