UCLA Teacher Education Program Educational Theory Overview


This purpose of this wiki is to provide an online framework for various educational theories that help guide teacher practice. It is a collaborative, ongoing project aimed at developing a thorough database of the various authors and theories in the study of education, and the connections among them. It entails a strong emphasis on social justice, and embodies a commitment towards social transformation of oppressive conditions for marginalized students and their communities.

Categories of Educational Theory


The categories of Educational Theory addressed in this wiki range from psychological, to sociological, to pedagogical and beyond. They include theories within the following fields:


We hope this is a helpful resource for members of UCLA's Teacher Education Program, and others who encounter it.

Members of TEP Team Lee, 2011-2012