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Learning science or learning sciences (LS) is an interdisciplinary field that works to further scientific understanding of learning as well as to engage in the design and implementation of learning innovations, and the improvement of instructional methodologies. Research in the learning science traditionally focuses on cognitive-psychological, social-psychological, and cultural-psychological foundations of human learning, as well as on the design of learning environments. Major contributing fields include cognitive science, computer science, educational psychology, anthropology, and applied linguistics. Over the past decade, researchers have also expanded their focus to the design of curricula, informal learning environments, instructional methods, and policy innovations.


Learning sciences sections
Intro   Domain definition    History   What distinguishes the learning sciences from other related fields?  Associations and Journals  Major Research Centers  Alphabetical Listing of Graduate Programs that Specialize in learning science   See also   References  

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