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Anderson, John R.; Reder, Lynne M.; Simon, Herbert A. – Texas Education Review, 2000
Suggests that cognitivism does not imply outright rejection of decomposition and decontextualization in education, critically analyzing two movements based in part on this rejection (situated learning and constructivism). Debunks the assumption that knowledge is better acquired when provided in a context where it can be used. Sets forth a program…
Descriptors: Cognitive Psychology, Constructivism (Learning), Context Effect, Educational Research