A sense and perspective of the major philosophies of teaching and learning allows for the building of a philosophical foundation upon which to construct deeper and larger perspectives of the teaching and learning process. Critical inquiry and the application of its elements allow for the synthesis of the components of teaching and learning philosophies. Building on these ideas creates the environment for analyzing and synthesizing the relationship between time periods, scientific discoveries, growth as a nation, and the implications for teaching and learning from all aspects. In this assignment, you will synthesize major philosophies of teaching and learning with the historical influences that nurtured those philosophies.
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Write a paper (1,500-1,750 words) that synthesizes major philosophies of teaching and learning with the historical influences that nurtured those philosophies. Include the following in your paper:
A description of three major philosophies of teaching and learning.
A discussion of the historical influences that nurtured each of the philosophies described.
A synthesis of the philosophies and the historical influences. How did history and philosophy interact in the development of teaching and learning?