Twelve tips for incorporating educational theory into teaching practices
Background: Although there is no single overarching theory of learning, there is a group of learning theories that shares some common elements which can provide useful guidance on a range of teaching and learning practices. Aim: This article aims to describe Constructivist, Experiential and Humanistic learning theories, to explain how these three theories are fundamentally related and to demonstrate how each of them suggests teaching and learning practices. Conclusion: Common educational theories can be combined to provide 12 practical tips for teachers and facilitators. This demonstrates how theoretical ideas lead to practical consequences.