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Towards a Matching Strategy of Constructivism and Instructionism

Tangworakitthaworn, Preecha, Gilbert, Lester and Wills, Gary (2011) Towards a Matching Strategy of Constructivism and Instructionism At The 19th International Conference on Computers in Education, ICCE 2011, Thailand. 28 Nov - 02 Dec 2011.

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There exists a traditional conflict in teaching between constructivism (learner’s perspective) and instructionism (instructor's perspective) because they are mutually exclusive and practitioners will support either one idea or the other. In this paper we attempt to bridge the gap between these two theories via a matching strategy through the intended learning outcomes. We propose that the philosophies of constructivism and instructionism can be used to balance the learner's knowledge and instructor's knowledge in order to provide suitable learning activities to the learners.

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Published date: 28 November 2011
Additional Information: Event Dates: November 28, 2011 - December 2, 2011
Venue - Dates: The 19th International Conference on Computers in Education, ICCE 2011, Thailand, 2011-11-28 - 2011-12-02
Keywords: Constructivism, instructionism, content knowledge, intended learning outcome
Organisations: Electronic & Software Systems


Local EPrints ID: 272598
PURE UUID: 8400627a-7e27-43ab-9448-bb11ed01d3ac
ORCID for Gary Wills: ORCID iD

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Date deposited: 26 Jul 2011 11:21
Last modified: 18 Jul 2017 06:22

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Author: Preecha Tangworakitthaworn
Author: Lester Gilbert
Author: Gary Wills ORCID iD

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