MAS.962 The Nature of Constructionist Learning

Spring 2003

Workshop participants.
Participants at a workshop for educators offered by the MIT Media Lab in Puebla, Mexico. (Image courtesy of Bakhtiar Mikhak.)

Course Highlights

This course features a calendar and readings from the class, as well as a complete set of assignments.

Course Description

This course examines the philosophical and theoretical foundations of constructionism as a paradigm for formulating and evaluating new theories for learning and approaches to education. One of the goals of this course is to help new learning researchers situate their work within the constructionist framework through readings and projects that will focus on the rich interplay between the process of knowledge construction and the development and co-evolution of ideas, learners, tools, and contexts.
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Prof. Bakhtiar Mikhak

Course Meeting Times

One session / week
2 hours / session