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ERIC Number: EJ1073714
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2003
Pages: 9
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 19
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ISSN: ISSN-1499-6677
Towards a Cyber-Constructivist Perspective (CCP) of Educational Design
Luppicini, Rocci
Canadian Journal of Learning and Technology, v29 n1 Win 2003
This theoretical paper utilizes cybernetic-­based approaches (Bopry, 1999; Wiener, 1954) and communications theory (Habermas, 1984, 1990; Krippendorff, 1994) to advance knowledge of constructivist learning. I argue that past educational research literature on constructivist learning is partly responsible for limiting how educational designers conceptualize individual and collaborative learning environments. A cyber-­constructivist perspective (CCP) is explored as a tool for increasing awareness of factors that may contribute to effective constructivist educational design (ED) within learning communities. I discuss advantages and disadvantages of adopting a CCP in the design of constructivist learning environments.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
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Language: English
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