ERIC Number: EJ540089
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1997
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Introductory Comments on Philosophy and Constructivism in Science Education.
Matthews, Michael R.
Science and Education, v6 n1-2 p5-14 Jan 1997
Distinguishes educational constructivism, which has its origins in the theories of children's learning, from constructivism in the philosophy of science and from constructivism in the sociology of science. Notes the evolution of educational constructivism and identifies some theoretical problems concerning constructivist teaching of science content. (DDR)
Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Journal Articles
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