ERIC Number: EJ500329
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1995
A Constructivist Approach to Social Studies: Integrating Technology.
Boyer, Barbara A.; Semrau, Penelope
Social Studies and the Young Learner, v7 n3 p14-16 Jan-Feb 1995
Emphasizes that educational technology seems ideally suited for reinforcing constructivist theories in learning. Defines constructivism and asserts that it moves away from the traditional objectivist approach to learning. Provides five characteristics of a constructivist lesson. (CFR)
Descriptors: Cognitive Processes, Computer Uses in Education, Constructivism (Learning), Curriculum Development, Educational Strategies, Educational Technology, Elementary Secondary Education, Interdisciplinary Approach, Learning Theories, Social Studies, Teacher Student Relationship, Teaching Methods
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Theme issue topic: "Technology and Social Studies."