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Construing constructivism

Nancy Nelson Spivey

Construing constructivism

reading research in the United States

by Nancy Nelson Spivey

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Published by Center for the Study of Writing in Berkeley, CA, Pittsburgh, PA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • English language -- Rhetoric -- Research,
  • Reading -- Research

  • Edition Notes

    StatementNancy Nelson Spivey.
    SeriesOccasional paper -- no. 12., Occasional paper (Center for the Study of Writing at Berkeley and Carnegie Mellon) -- no. 12.
    ContributionsUniversity of California, Berkeley. Center for the Study of Writing., Carnegie-Mellon University. Center for the Study of Writing.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination24 p. ;
    Number of Pages24
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14556367M
    OCLC/WorldCa20646290


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The theory centers on the notion that meanings are developed in coordination with others rather than separately within each individual. Book Chapters; Book Reviews; after which constructs are distinguished from concepts in order to position ontology and epistemology as modes of construing.

After situating constructivism in relation to philosophical approaches to essences, the distinction between essences and kinds is examined and the presumed constructivist critique of.

Construing Constructivism: Reading Research in the United States. Nancy Nelson Spivey. Carnegie Mellon. In The Mind's New Science Howard Gardner () maintains that the _major accomplishment of the cognitive revolution has been.

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