11. Constructivism and the Pedagogy of Teacher Education

Reflections on Practice

  1. Jeff Adams1,
  2. Matt Cochrane2 and
  3. Linda Dunne2
  1. Graham Rogers

Published Online: 5 OCT 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781119950844.ch11

Applying Theory to Educational Research: An Introductory Approach with Case Studies

Applying Theory to Educational Research: An Introductory Approach with Case Studies

How to Cite

Rogers, G. (2011) Constructivism and the Pedagogy of Teacher Education, in Applying Theory to Educational Research: An Introductory Approach with Case Studies (eds J. Adams, M. Cochrane and L. Dunne), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781119950844.ch11

Editor Information

  1. 1

    University of Chester, UK

  2. 2

    Edge Hill University, UK

Author Information

  1. Edge Hill University, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 5 OCT 2011
  2. Published Print: 7 OCT 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470972366

Online ISBN: 9781119950844

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Keywords:

  • constructivism, pedagogy of teacher education;
  • theoretical model of learning;
  • teacher-education curriculum;
  • pedagogical approach;
  • subject-study modules, ‘meaning-making’;
  • Virtual Learning Environment (VLE);
  • social constructivism, pedagogic tool;
  • learner-teachers, intellectually growing;
  • social constructivist model application to research;
  • constructivism, teaching and learning paradigm

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction to the Research Project

  • Theories Explained and their Use Justified in the Context of this Research Project

  • The Application of Theory to the Research

  • The Relevance and Effectiveness of Using Theory

  • Summary Conclusions and Recommendations

  • References