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Constructivism in science education

a philosophical examination

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Published by Kluwer Academic in Dordrecht, Boston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Science -- Study and teaching -- Philosophy.,
  • Constructivism (Philosophy)

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and indexes.

    Statementedited by Michael R. Matthews.
    ContributionsMatthews, Michael R.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQ181 .C612 1998
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 234 p. ;
    Number of Pages234
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL699573M
    ISBN 100792350332
    LC Control Number97047347

    radical constructivism, social constructivism, deconstructivsm, post-structuralism, and the like) on the American intellectual landscape has presented a number of challenges to various fields of intellectual endeavor (i.e., literature, natural science, and social science) (Matthews, ; in press). Nowhere is this challenge moreFile Size: 41KB. Contextual Constructivism: The Impact of Culture on the Learning and Teaching of Science By William W. Cobern Though rooted in neo-Piagetian research, constructivism is an avenue of research that departed from the neo-Piagetian mainstream 20 years ago and has continued on a distinct path of by:

    “The book discusses philosophical, psychological and pedagogical bases of constructivism, emphasizing constructivism in science education. It is meant for teachers, teacher trainees, teacher educators and researchers.” Published by the Discovery Publishing House (New Delhi), the book retails at Rs. /-. Constructivism is one of the most influential theories in contemporary education and learning theory. It has had great influence in science education. The papers in this collection represent, arguably, the most sustained examination of the theoretical and philosophical foundations of Price: $ Constructivism is basically a theory -- based on observation and scientific study -- about how people learn. For example: Groups of students in a science class are discussing a problem in.

    Constructivism is a theory of learning, which claims that stu-dents construct knowledge rather than merely receive and store knowledge transmitted by the teacher. Constructivism has been extremely influential in science and mathematics education, but much less so in computer science education (CSE). This paper surveys constructivism in the context of CSE, and shows how the Cited by: This book aims to show readers the results that can occur in secondary science classrooms when students' interest and curiosity about science are brought firmly to the center of the curriculum. In particular, the book demonstrates how girls can become more interested in learning science when such topics as pregnancy, childbirth, or sexism in science are included in classroom Author: Elaine V. Howes. Constructivism in Education: Interpretations and Criticisms from Science Education: /ch Constructivism has been widely adopted as a referent for research, curriculum development and recommended pedagogy in Cited by: 3.


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This chapter sets out the basis of one version of constructivism: that which is informed by findings from both cognitive science, and from educational studies exploring learners’ thinking about curriculum .CONSTRUCTIVISM IN SCHOOL SCIENCE EDUCATION context. There are many variants of ‘constructivism’ and the ebook literature on constructivism has been described as ‘enormous and growing rapidly’ (Phillipsp.

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