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Constructivism (Learning)

Scope Note: 
Viewpoint in learning theory which holds that individuals acquire knowledge by building it from innate capabilities interacting with the environment (Note: See also the Identifier "Social Constructivism")
Category: Learning and Perception
Broader Terms
Learning Theories
Narrower Terms
N/A
Use this term instead of
Constructionism (Education)
Related Terms
Cognitive Development
Cognitive Psychology
Cognitive Structures
Concept Formation
Developmental Psychology
Epistemology
Learning
Postmodernism
Praxis
Scaffolding (Teaching Technique)
Workplace Learning
Added to ERIC: 12/11/1992