9780805819854

Constructionism in Practice

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  • ISBN13:

    9780805819854

  • ISBN10:

    0805819851

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1996-04-01
  • Publisher: Routledge

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Table of Contents

List of Contributors
ix
Introduction 1(8)
Yasmin B. Kafai
Mitchel Resnick
PART I: PERSPECTIVES IN CONSTRUCTIONISM
A Word for Learning
9(16)
Seymour Papert
Perspective-Taking and Object Construction: Two Keys to Learning
25(12)
Edith Ackermann
Elementary School Children's Images of Science
37(34)
Aaron A. Brandes
PART II: LEARNING THROUGH DESIGN
Learning Design by Making Games: Children's Development of Design Strategies in the Creation of a Complex Computational Artifact
71(26)
Yasmin B. Kafai
Electronic Play Worlds: Gender Differences in Children's Construction of Video Games
97(28)
Yasmin B. Kafai
The Art of Design
125(36)
Gregory Gargarian
Building and Learning With Programmable Bricks
161(14)
Randy Sargent
Mitchel Resnick
Fred Martin
Brian Silverman
PART III: LEARNING IN COMMUNITIES
Social Constructionism and the Inner City: Designing Environments for Social Development and Urban Renewal
175(32)
Alan Shaw
The MediaMOO Project: Constructionism and Professional Community
207(16)
Amy Bruckman
Mitchel Resnick
A Community of Designers: Learning Through Exchanging Questions and Answers
223(18)
Michele Evard
``They Have Their Own Thoughts'': A Story of Constructionist Learning in an Alternative African-Centered Community School
241(14)
Paula K. Hooper
PART IV: LEARNING ABOUT SYSTEMS
New Paradigms for Computing, New Paradigms for Thinking
255(14)
Mitchel Resnick
Making Sense of Probability Through Paradox and Programming: A Case Study in a Connected Mathematics Framework
269(28)
Uri Wilensky
Ideal and Real Systems: A Study of Notions of Control in Undergraduates Who Design Robots
297(26)
Fred G. Martin
Author Index 323(6)
Subject Index 329

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