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Objectivism versus Constructivism: Do We Need a New Philosophical Paradigm?
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Educational Technology Research and Development Volume 39, Number 3, ISSN 1042-1629

Abstract

Analyzes the philosophical assumptions underlying instructional systems technology (IST). Cognitive and behavioral learning theories are discussed, their effects on IST are considered, the philosophical paradigms of objectivism and constructivism are compared, applications of constructivism are described, and implications of constructivism for IST are suggested. (30 references) (LRW)

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Jonassen, D.H. (1991). Objectivism versus Constructivism: Do We Need a New Philosophical Paradigm?. Educational Technology Research and Development, 39(3), 5-14. Retrieved February 26, 2020 from .

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