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Grounded Practice and the Design of Constructivist Learning Environments

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Educational Technology Research and Development Volume 45, Number 3, ISSN 1042-1629


Discussion of constructivist learning environments focuses on the concept of grounded design, a process that involves linking the practices of learning systems design with related theory and research. Topics include directed versus situated learning environments, situated cognition and anchored instruction, social constructivism and problem scaffolding, and constructionism and microworlds. (65 references) (Author/LRW)


Hannafin, M.J., Hannafin, K.M., Land, S.M. & Oliver, K. (1997). Grounded Practice and the Design of Constructivist Learning Environments. Educational Technology Research and Development, 45(3), 101. Retrieved December 10, 2019 from .

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