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ERIC Number: EJ1152247
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2017-Oct
Pages: 22
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-1874-785X
The Piagetian "Schème": A Framework to Study Professional Learning through Conceptualization
Tourmen, Claire; Holgado, Otilia; Métral, Jean-françois; Mayen, Patrick; Olry, Paul
Vocations and Learning, v10 n3 p343-364 Oct 2017
Different theories of learning have been used in vocational education studies and Piaget is a common source of reference. Our intent is to present a specific and original way in which the Piagetian theory of "schèmes" has been developed since the 1990s in studies called "vocational didactics." Developed in French-speaking countries and mostly unknown to an international audience, this approach offers a specific use of Jean Piaget's theory of learning, which has been applied to adult learning and vocational education. We will first develop the theoretical foundation of the theory of "schèmes" as developed by Vergnaud (1989, "Recherches en didactique des mathématiques," 10(2-3), 133-170, 1990, 1996, 2001) and others after Piaget (1947). Then, we will present the methodological perspective of this approach. We will finally present significant research results to illustrate outcomes and practical implications for vocational training.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Adult Education
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Language: English
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