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Constructivism Learning Theory : A Paradigm for Teaching and Learning

  title={Constructivism Learning Theory : A Paradigm for Teaching and Learning},
  author={Bada and Steve Olusegun},
Constructivism represents one of the big ideas in education. Its implications for how teachers teach and learn to teach are enormous. If our efforts in reforming education for all students are to succeed, then we must focus on students. To date, a focus on student-centered learning may well be the most important contribution of constructivism. This article, therefore, discusses constructivism learning theory as a paradigm for teaching and learning. Constructivism is a learning theory found in… 

Exploring how technology complements constructivism using a lesson plan

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Constructivism and Pedagogical Practices of Science Teachers

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Pillars of online pedagogy: A framework for teaching in online learning environments

Abstract The growing shift toward online learning has brought new expectations for teachers, including skills needed to combine content knowledge with engaging pedagogical strategies that leverage


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Adult learners’ perception on the use of constructivist principles in teaching and learning in non-formal education centres in South Africa

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Effect of Integrated Feedback on Teaching Competency of Secondary School Teachers

ABSTRACT: The teachers are expected to teach for understanding rather than merely rote learning. Therefore, the concept of good teaching has been gradually shifted from behaviorist to a more

using constructivism and student centered learning approaches in nursing education

Many pedagogies and androgogies have been proposed in nursing education in recent years to improve students’ success both in the graduate and undergraduate programs. Both student-centered and active

The use of Constructivists’ Approach in Teacher Preparation; A case of Primary Teachers Colleges of South Eastern Uganda

Purpose: The purpose of this study was to explore the implementation of constructivists’ principles in teacher preparation in colleges and to establish whether the constructivist approaches were

Approaches to teaching and learning

  • S. Garton
  • Education
    Learning and Teaching in Early Childhood
  • 2021
Understanding cannot be transmitted from one person to another; it is always constructed in learners’ minds. In order to develop a learner’s understanding, their existing mental models must be

Instructional Technology Competencies as Perceived by University Lecturers in Malaysia

University lecturers’ perceptions of the importance and relevance of instructional technology competencies, as well as factors that contribute to instructional technology competencies required to



Objectivism versus constructivism: Do we need a new philosophical paradigm?

Many scholars in the instructional systems field have addressed the paradigm shift in the field of learning psychology and its implications for instructional systems technology (IST). This article

Constructivism, Instructional Design, and Technology: Implications for Transforming Distance Learning

  • M. Tam
  • Education, Computer Science
    J. Educ. Technol. Soc.
  • 2000
The first principle of constructivist design theory is constructivism, instructional design, and technology: implications for transforming distance education.

Psychology of Learning for Instruction

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Constructivism, Socioculturalism, and Popper's World 3

I n comparing constructivist and sociocultural perspectives, it is worth considering at the outset whether any empirical or scientific claims are involved—claims that could be vulnerable to

The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly: The Many Faces of Constructivism

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Science and human behavior

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Thought and language.

From aphasics' self records, common experience, changes in signification of sentences according to a verbal or non-verbal context, animals and non speaking children performances, it seems possible to

The act of discovery.

The active participation in the learning process by the child might result in the following hypothesized benefits: an increase in intellectual potency so as to make the acquired information more

Seven goals for the design of constructivist learning environments

An elastomeric lamp base fastened to a vehicle body surface seals a protective cavity into which conductors extend to enable electrical power and ground paths from different terminal socket locations adapted to accommodate different types of lamp units.

Thinking Technology: Toward a Constructivist Design Model