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Constructivist instruction : success or failure?

Publication Type:



Routledge, New York, p.376 (2009)

Call Number:

Cubb LB1590.3 .C6785 2009



Constructivism (Education), Instructional systems


Contents: The success or failure of constructivist instruction : an introduction / Sigmund Tobias and Timothy M. Duffy -- Reconciling a human cognitive architecture / David Jonassen -- Constructivism in an age of non-constructivist assessments / Daniel L. Schwartz, Robb Lindgren, and Sarah Lewis -- Taking guided learning theory to school : reconciling the cognitive, motivational, and social contexts of instruction / Phillip Herman and Louis M. Gomez -- Beyond more versus less : a reframing of the debate on instructional guidance / Alyssa Friend Wise and Kevin O'Neill -- Constructivism : when it's the wrong idea and when it's the only idea / Rand J. Spiro and Michael DeSchryver -- What human cognitive architecture tells us about constructivism / John Sweller -- Epistemology or pedagogy, that is the question / Paul A. Kirschner -- How much and what type of guidance is optimal for learning from instruction? / Richard E. Clark -- Constructivism as a theory of learning versus constructivism as a prescription for instruction / Richard E. Mayer -- The empirical support for direct instruction / Barak Rosenshine -- Learning and constructivism / Walter Kintsch -- From behaviorism to constructivism : a philosophical journey from drill and practice to situated learning / J.D. Fletcher -- What's worth knowing in mathematics? / Melissa Sommerfeld Gresalfi and Frank Lester -- "To every thing there is a season, and a time to every purpose under the heavens" : what about direct instruction? / David Klahr -- Beyond the fringe : building and evaluating scientific knowledge systems / Richard A. Duschl and Ravit Golan Duncan -- An eclectic appraisal of the success or failure of constructivist instruction / Sigmund Tobias -- Building lines of communication and a research agenda / Thomas M. Duffy.