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an abstractionist artistic movement in Russia after World War I

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Through an archival investigation of the "textual genesis" of Nietzsche's essay, Jensen argues that this epistemological constructivism was carried over in a scattered fashion from the failed essay "On Truth and Lies" that Nietzsche was writing at the same time and in the same notebook as his essay on history.
Floristella notes the similarities between the RSP approach and constructivism, but there are significant differences.
Originally derived from the cognitive perspective of Piaget (1977) and the social perspective of Vygotsky (1965), the constructivist movement has been modified into various forms, such as radical constructivism, operational constructivism, cultural constructivism, and critical constructivism, to name a few (Geelan, 1997; Pegeus, 2007).
Finally, to what extent has constructivism simply become an ill-defined buzzword for "meaning" (as in the very title of this series, Studies in Meaning), with the result that many people call their work "constructivist" without understanding the theoretical bases from which the term emerges?
Some theorists have argued that constructivism may in fact just be another form of cognitivism as opposed to another new theory (Ormond, 1999).
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Rockmore argues that the main criterion of a phenomenological approach to epistemology is Kant's constructivism as he developed it in his critical philosophy, i.
Entitled Constructivism and English artists, the talk will take place at 12.
Constructivism is an approach to social science (1) that has penetrated the discipline of international politics in distinct forms, usually occupying the so-called midfield between positivist and post-positivist or reflectivist (2) approaches (Adler, 1997; Checkel, 1998, 347-8; Wendt, 1999, 40; Christiansen et al.
Constructivism maintains that an individual's understanding comes through interaction and negotiation with their environment.
The constructivists, in turn, shifted the focus to the processes of facilitating an individual's construction of meanings, which morphed into social constructivism when we added Vygotsky to Piaget.
It takes a catechistical approach to explain the idea of constructivism to the general reader.
Constructivism may address a broad range of disciplines, from philosophy to education, from psychology to sociology.
Using constructivism theory, whereby learning is an active process in which learners construct new ideas or concepts based upon their current or past knowledge, leaders in nursing education can make a paradigm shift toward concept-based curricula.
Constructivism is a vague concept, but is currently discussed in many schools as the best method for teaching and learning.