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Thinking Technology: Toward a Constructivist View of Instructional Design

Educational Technology Volume 30, Number 9, ISSN 0013-1962


Discusses the field of instructional systems technology (IST) and suggests the need for new models of learning. The change in learning psychology from behaviorism to cognitive psychology is described, a constructivistic approach to IST is explained, and cognitive tools including intelligent tutoring systems are considered. (Nine references) (LRW)


Jonassen, D.H. (1990). Thinking Technology: Toward a Constructivist View of Instructional Design. Educational Technology, 30(9), 32-34. Retrieved May 20, 2019 from .

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