Essays Tagged: "Constructivism"

Constructivist Theory of Learning.

learners, teachers and scholars alike, particularly in the last decade. The two primary strands of constructivism are known as Cognitive or Individual Knowledge Constructivism and Social Constructivi ... Social Constructivism. It will be shown that learning is a social process and therefore that Social Constructivism is the strand of the constructivist epistemology is the most relevant for analysing t ...

(7 pages) 490 1 3.7 May/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Russian Art & Architecture.

ng to composition a sense of the rationality and technological focus of industrial work and design. Constructivism, as this style is known, continued to evolve into the late 1920s, when the conservati ... or of Soviet Realism. Many of the prominent artists of the earlier schools played a central role in Constructivism, especially Tatlin. Other well-known artists of the Constructivist movement include A ...

(6 pages) 126 0 3.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Design Arts

How Moholy-Nagy made photography manifestly modern. This essay discusses the ways that Moholy used and thought about photography differently.

in the photo. Moholy is known for using many radical techniques within his arts, which venture from constructivism to modernism to surrealism. In his time, he faced much opposition because of this; ho ...

(4 pages) 58 0 4.2 Dec/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

The Biography of Lazlo Moholy-Nagy. A creative photographer.

c person who had a day and night full of this to do in his latter life. He is one of the fathers of Constructivism and is remembered by all of his work in paintings, sculptures, photography, photogram ... as in art.While he was recovering from a wound from the war in 1917, he became a painter working on Constructivism and started a literacy magazine called Jelenkor. Laszlo had started to work with phot ...

(3 pages) 24 0 0.0 May/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers

Aesthetic Movement [21] African American [20] Ancient Egypt [234] Ancient Greece and Hellenistic States [590] Ancient Near East [348]

rt Nouveau [179]Arts and Crafts Movement [66]Baroque [1574]Bauhaus [19]Buddhist [190]Christian [850]Constructivism [63]Cubism [86]Dada [40]Etruscan [38]Expressionism [99]Fauvism [16]Fluxus and Happeni ...

(1 pages) 28 0 4.0 Jun/2005

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Applying Learning Theories: Spivey

materials for classroom use and meeting the needs of a variety of learners. Multiple intelligences, constructivism, and social learning theory all have important instructional implications for the lan ... while allowing the teacher to develop a sound writing instruction program.Another learning theory, Constructivism has many educational applications. According to Forrester and Jantzie (2004) "Vygotsk ...

(6 pages) 298 0 3.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Feminism and Constructivism: A Comparison

ional rationalist theories of neorealism and neoliberalism to critical re-evaluations. As a result, constructivism is a concept that has emerged as an alternative approach to dominant IR theories. It ... g knowledge of state interests, actions and goals. There are theorists who purport that the rise of constructivism allows for a further understanding of another international theory, feminism. This is ...

(11 pages) 156 0 5.0 Jun/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

International Relations

s encompassed within a universal understanding of human nature and other policies of liberalism and constructivism.Realism is the idea that people perceive the actually existing world. Thucydides thou ... s that one retains the notion that Thucydides may be interpreted through the lens of liberalism and constructivism. Liberalism is the idea that what matters in political affairs is the absolute freedo ...

(5 pages) 61 0 3.0 Feb/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History


ay that Dada not only gave way to Surrealism, but also influenced many other schools of art such as Constructivism, Letterism, Fluxus, Pop- and Op-art, Conceptual art, and Minimalism.(6) The history, ...

(16 pages) 61 0 0.0 Mar/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Image And Sound In The Information Age

on in the form of the avant-garde movements known as Expressionism, Dada, de Stijl, Surrealism, and Constructivism, among others.The exuberance of movement in Emil Nolde’s Dancing the Boogie (191 ...

(2 pages) 17 0 0.0 Jan/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Genre Study

Educational Philosophy

ccess to what is needed is more important than what the learner currently possesses.Behaviorism and constructivism are two broad learning theories often utilized in the creation of instructional envir ... ng events…" (p.42). Hence, the writer has coined the Theory of Becontechnet (Behaviorism and Constructivism with Technology Network). Becontechnet, a learning theory of the new millennium, merg ...

(7 pages) 114 0 0.0 May/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Technology

Theory of Moserecon

personal educational philosophy by coining the Theory of Moserecon (Motivation and Self-Regulation/ Constructivism). In line with most historical theories that have been developed, the writer has crea ... that represents components from both the Theory of Motivation and Self-Regulation and the Theory of Constructivism.Further along in the discussion of the Theory of Moserecon, the writer will display t ...

(7 pages) 41 0 3.0 Jun/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Psychological Theories & Authors

How the Environment Plays a Role in Learning?

goals, and the environment becomes an instance of what Petraglia ( 1998) refers to as "domesticated constructivism" (cited in Karyn, 2003).For instance, a teacher may intend to use a constructivist en ...

(6 pages) 65 0 5.0 Jul/2009

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences


n" physical facial appearance has existed within black areas since slavery, Mill's theory of racial constructivism preserves sharing hereditary traits seems less serious to Black identity than to whit ... ern black Americans de-emphasize the worth of hereditary ties to the extent Mill's theory of racial constructivism implies. Given the syncretism and hybrid temperament of black cultural practices, whi ...

(5 pages) 28 0 5.0 Aug/2009

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Cognitive Development Theory: Piaget vs. Vygotsky

ent, they agree on only a few points.Piaget and Vygotsky are both considered to be constructivists. Constructivism is an approach to intelligence and learning based on the premise that cognition is th ...

(7 pages) 76 0 5.0 Jan/2010

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Psychological Theories & Authors

Is Constructivism the Best Philosophy for Education?

State the main pro ideas:Constructivism may be defined as a learning philosophy whereby the emphasis is placed on the learner ... tor. Clinical development professor David Elkind contends that the philosophical positions found in constructivism, though difficult to apply, are necessary elements in a meaningful reform of educatio ... researchers include Jean Piaget, Lev Vygotsky and Jerome Bruner. They have basically contented that constructivism is indeed the best approach for students. They have compared the constructivist theor ...

(4 pages) 27 0 0.0 Feb/2010

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Learning Cognition

(5 pages) 49 0 0.0 Jul/2010

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology