Learning theory - Constructivism

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<p> 1. CONSTRUCTIVISM 2. CONSTRUCTIVISM Associated by many psychologists such as JeanPiaget (1896-1980), Jerome Bruner (1915-?), LevVygotsky (1896-1934), and John Dewey (1859-1952). These psychologists all believed throughconstructivism, a person builds his/her learningability/process overtime through experience andsurround knowledge. 3. CONSTRUCTIVISM By definition, constructivism is based on a typeof learning in which the learner forms, orconstructs, much of what he or she learns orcomprehends. In other words, constructivism is how we changethe way we think and learn as we grow older.For example, one might finds a school subjectvery difficult to learn when they were youngbut as they grow older they might change theirway of thinking and through experience findsthat subject easier and maybe as a careermajor. 4. CONSTRUCTIVISM Through constructivism, teachers main goal is to support students in their way of understanding and find strategies of making them become expert learners. 5. CONSTRUCTIVISM Ideally, in a classroom, the student is the explorer,digging and explore what they need/want to learn andhow to do it. While in the other hand, the teacher islike the guardian angel guiding and giving themsuggestions and instructions to help them reach theirgoals. 6. CREDITS Presentation creators: Lam Vu, Anders Lanza, and Nicholas Leath. Gary Shelly, Glenda Gunter, and Randolph Gunter. TeachersDiscovering Computers Integrating Technology In A Connected WorldSeventh Edition. Course Technology, Cengage Learning. (2012): 266-272. Print. 7 April. 2012. Picture credit (slide 4) -http://www.thirteen.org/edonline/concept2class/constructivism/index.html</p>

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