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Radical constructivism in action : building on the pioneering work of Ernst von Glasersfeld

Author: Leslie P Steffe; Patrick W Thompson
Publisher: New York : Falmer, 2000.
Series: Studies in mathematics education series, 15.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

This book increases understanding of constructivism and Glaserfeld's achievement, and is vibrant evidence of the continued vitality of research in the constructivism tradition.


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Named Person: Ernst von Glasersfeld
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Leslie P Steffe; Patrick W Thompson
ISBN: 0750709898 9780750709897
OCLC Number: 42810725
Description: xv, 327 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Contents: Preamble / Heinz von Foerster --
Ch. 1. Problems of Constructivism / Ernst von Glasersfeld --
Ch. 2. The Topic of Entity as it Relates to Ernst von Glasersfeld's Constructivism / Edmond Wright --
Ch. 3. Ernst von Glasersfeld's Philosophy of Language: Roots, Concepts, Perspectives / S. J. Schmidt --
Ch. 4. Constructivism and Paideia / Philip Lewin --
Ch. 5. Radical Constructivism: Notes on Viability, Ethics and Other Educational Issues / Marie Larochelle --
Ch. 6. Constraints, Paideia and Occasioning: Can Mathematics Teaching be Part of Paideia? / Thomas E. Kieren --
Ch. 7. Epistemological Origins of Ethics / Hugh Gash --
Ch. 8. Perspectives on Issues Concerning the Self, Paideia, Constraints and Viability, and Ethics / Leslie P. Steffe --
Ch. 9. Students' Constructions: A Necessity for Formalizations in Geometry / Jan van den Brink --
Ch. 10. Professional Development in Recovery Education / Robert J. Wright --
Ch. 11. Constructivism in Social Context / Paul Cobb --
Ch. 12. Perspectives on Practice in Mathematics Education / Leslie P. Steffe --
Ch. 13. Science Teacher Preparation: An Attempt at Breaking the Re-Production Cycle of the Traditional Model of Teaching / Jacques Desautels --
Ch. 14. Constructivism, Mathematics Teacher Education, and Research in Mathematics Teacher Development / Martin A. Simon --
Ch. 15. Themes and Issues in Mathematics Teacher Education / Robert P. Hunting --
Ch. 16. Becoming a Teacher-Researcher in a Constructivist Teaching Experiment / Despina Potari --
Ch. 17. Perspectives on Constructivism in Teacher Education / Leslie P. Steffe --
Ch. 18. Radical Constructivism: Reflections and Directions / Patrick W. Thompson
Series Title: Studies in mathematics education series, 15.
Responsibility: edited by Leslie P. Steffe and Patrick W. Thompson.
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