The Nature of Constructionist Learning OpenCourseWare: MIT's Free Graduate Level Online Course on Constructionism

Published Jan 07, 2009

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Discover the fundamentals of constructionist learning with this free online OpenCourseWare from MIT. 'The Nature of Constructionist Learning' explores constructionist learning theory and how it can be applied to innovative research in education. This graduate-level course is well suited for students studying Education, Public Policy and Educational Psychology.

The Nature of Constructionist Learning: Course Specifics

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The Nature of Constructionist Learning: Course Description

Do you consider yourself an active learner? Then you'll find 'The Nature of Constructionist Learning' perfect for the enrichment of your education. Constructionist learning theory suggests that the student does not take a passive role in the flow of information. Instead, the constructionists believe that learning is an active process, which is most effective when students are engaged with hands-on, real world activities. 'The Nature of Constructionist Learning,' a free OpenCourseWare from MIT, explores the theories and philosophies of constructionist learning, and how they can be applied to new ideas in educational research and practice. This graduate-level course is taught by Massachusetts Institute of Technology Professor Bakhtiar Mikhak.

Online course readings and written assignments are available for download. If you're interested in taking this free course, visit the constructionist learning course page.

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