You are here:

A New Age of Constructivism: "Mode Neutral"
ARTICLE

, ,

E-Learning Volume 5, Number 3, ISSN 1741-8887

Abstract

This article presents work in progress exploring social constructivism within Mode Neutral, and how various conditions impact upon the student experience. Mode Neutral's three dimensions--curriculum design, the role of the tutor and communication for learning--are affected by the conditions that can vary in any given context. The authors realise that both students' and tutors' expectations may be different, thus creating a different learning experience for each individual. The article also proposes a model for teaching and learning that identifies some (but not all) of the conditions that have been resident in their (and others') research into the use of social constructivism within the learning experience. The consideration of these conditions directly affects the three key dimensions, and ultimately shapes the learning and teaching experience for all participants. (Contains 3 figures.)

Citation

Reed, P., Smith, B. & Sherratt, C. (2008). A New Age of Constructivism: "Mode Neutral". E-Learning, 5(3), 310-322. Retrieved December 2, 2021 from .

This record was imported from ERIC on April 19, 2013. [Original Record]

ERIC is sponsored by the Institute of Education Sciences (IES) of the U.S. Department of Education.

Copyright for this record is held by the content creator. For more details see ERIC's copyright policy.

Keywords