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Constructivist Perspectives on Learning

Bick-Har Lam

in Learning and Teaching in the Chinese Classroom

Published by Hong Kong University Press

Published in print September 2011 | ISBN: 9789888083428
Published online January 2012 | e-ISBN: 9789882209848 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5790/hongkong/9789888083428.003.0002
Constructivist Perspectives on Learning

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This chapter outlines a number of constructivist approaches to learning and teaching in the Chinese context, including those of Piaget, Bruner and Vygotsky, and they are discussed against the background of education reform in the twenty-first century.

Keywords: constructivist approaches; problem-solving; information processing; cognitive development; schemas; knowledge construction

Chapter.  11984 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Sociolinguistics

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