Moving from an instructivist to a constructivist multimedia learning environment
Herrington, J. and Standen, P. (1999) Moving from an instructivist to a constructivist multimedia learning environment. In: World Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia and Telecommunications (EDMEDIA) 1999, 19 - 24 June 1999, Seattle, U.S.A.
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This paper describes the transformation of a multimedia program, designed to teach research skills to business students, from one based on an 'instructivist' model to one underpinned with a constructivist philosophy. The revised program uses the theory of situated learning as a framework for the instructional design, and introduces elements such as authentic context, an authentic activity, collaboration, and opportunities for articulation and reflection, into the learning environment.
|Publication Type:||Conference Paper|
|Publisher:||Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE)|
|Notes:||Appears In: Proceedings of World Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia and Telecommunications 1999|
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