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Constructivism 4: Experiential Learning Theory

The Four-Stage Experiential Learning Model

Experiential learning theory (ELT) describes learning as “the process whereby knowledge is created through the transformation of experience”. ELT attempts to express the holistic nature of the learning process can be described as a learning model in that it attempts to integrate ‘feeling’ and ‘thinking’. Continue Reading

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Constructivism 3: The Principles of Constructivism

Principles of Constructivism

Bruner’s 1966 text Toward a Theory of Instruction described the key principles of constructivism. Driscoll outlines five conditions for learning. It’s useful to elaborate on these principles and conditions, as they are relevant to the rest of this series of articles. Continue Reading