Translating Constructivism into Instructional Design: Potential and Limitations

@article{Karagiorgi2005TranslatingCI,
  title={Translating Constructivism into Instructional Design: Potential and Limitations},
  author={Yiasemina Karagiorgi and Loizos Symeou},
  journal={Educational Technology & Society},
  year={2005},
  volume={8},
  pages={17-27}
}
Instructional designers are expected to be familiar with the epistemological underpinnings of several theories and their consequences on the process of instruction. Constructivism is the dominant theory of the last decade and supports construction of knowledge by the individual. This paper discusses the basic principles underlying constructivism, particularly active, collaborative and authentic learning. Application of these principles on the process analysis, development, evaluation of… CONTINUE READING
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