Constructivist learning: understanding and experience in IT tertiary education

Gao, Shang, Coldwell-Neilson, Jo and Goscinski, Andrzej 2013, Constructivist learning: understanding and experience in IT tertiary education, Journal of curriculum and teaching, vol. 2, no. 2, pp. 140-146.

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Title Constructivist learning: understanding and experience in IT tertiary education
Author(s) Gao, Shang
Coldwell-Neilson, Jo
Goscinski, Andrzej
Journal name Journal of curriculum and teaching
Volume number 2
Issue number 2
Start page 140
End page 146
Total pages 7
Publisher Sciedu Press
Place of publication Toronto, Ont.
Publication date 2013
ISSN 1927-2685
Summary This paper firstly introduces the concept of constructivist learning which advocates that students actively construct knowledge themselves with teachers’ assistance. Based on the six important elements of constructivist learning and teaching planning approach, detailed examples of designing the six constructivist elements of situation, groupings, bridge, questions, exhibit, and reflections for two units offered at school of Information Technology, Deakin University are provided. A conclusion emphasizing the learners' difference to be paid attention to while educators designing curriculum on CloudDeakin platform is made at the end of this paper.
Language eng
Field of Research 080399 Computer Software not elsewhere classified
130103 Higher Education
130306 Educational Technology and Computing
Socio Economic Objective 930203 Teaching and Instruction Technologies
HERDC Research category C1 Refereed article in a scholarly journal
ERA Research output type C Journal article
HERDC collection year 2013
Copyright notice ©2013, Sciedu Press
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