I was once told that "learn information" is not natural English. However, I see the following:

Vygotsky scaffolding and the related concept of the zone of proximal development are teaching methods that can help students learn much more information much more quickly than they would with traditional instruction.

Is the above use correct?

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    It's often used. Attestations are to be found among the results here: google.com/… Any quibble would be on stylistic grounds. We study the information to learn the thing to which it pertains. – Tᴚoɯɐuo Dec 2 '18 at 11:51
  • While I have no quibble with the above, in any formal communication I would suggest gather information or acquire information (as well as absorbing, distributing etc......) – Ronald Sole Dec 2 '18 at 14:16
  • It would be better to base a question on some concrete research, rather than "I was once told". – user3169 Dec 3 '18 at 0:19
  • @user3169 You could refer to any collocation dictionary. See the entry for "information." – Apollyon Dec 4 '18 at 23:05
  • I didn't say it doesn't exist. It needs to be in the question. – user3169 Dec 5 '18 at 5:21

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