I CONSTRUCT, YOU CONSTRUCT, WE ALL CONSTRUCT

Being a constructivist by (part of my acquired) nature, (okay…a “folk” constructivist!) I nonetheless am discrete about laying out this most commonsensical position in my work. After all, it’s a prejudice too.

Because constructivist theory, models, and perspectives fit nicely with much of cognitive science, the psychology of learning, social psychology, and depth psychology, its development and theories are well-represented on the web.

“all of this active, meaningful, and socially-embedded self-organization reflects an ongoing developmental flow in which dynamic dialectical tensions are essential.” (Michael J. Mahoney; Constructivism and Why Is It Growing?

resources:

Constructivism @Univ.ofColorado, Denver (Martin Ryder)

Constructivism, Instructivism, and Related Sites@ emTech

Constructivism @Teach-nology

Constructivism @Univ. Alberta

Constructivism @ Thirteen.ed

getting into provocative details:
[summary] Constructivist Theory @ tip.psychology

Constructivism From Philosophy to Practice (Elizabeth Murphy)

A Journey Into Constructivism (Martin Dougiamas)

‘Radical Constructivism’ is a bridging concept; favorably to “auto-poesis”

[Links] Radical Constructivism

Lastly, for excellent overviews of important theorists gleened from any of the above, infed.org remains the best one-stop shop for information on informal and experiential learning.

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