Where Is the Mind? Knowing and Knowledge in Cobb's Constructivist and Sociocultural Perspectives

@article{Smith1995WhereIT,
  title={Where Is the Mind? Knowing and Knowledge in Cobb's Constructivist and Sociocultural Perspectives},
  author={Erick Smith},
  journal={Educational Researcher},
  year={1995},
  volume={24},
  pages={23 - 24}
}
  • Erick Smith
  • Published 1995
  • Psychology
  • Educational Researcher
The three articles by Driver, Asoko, Leach, Mortimer, and Scott; Cobb; and Bereiter (Educational Researcher, October, 1994) provide an intriguing introduction to the emerging relationship between Piagetian-based versions of constructivism and sociocultural approaches. Paul Cobb makes a strong case that the distinction between socioculturalism and constructivism is based primarily on the observational perspective chosen by the researcher. That is, researchers from the two areas often focus on… Expand
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