cropped-educate_35Objectivism

Pros:

  • more practical
  • more time-efficient
  • more accountable
  • concrete and clearly-defined
  • easier for students to demonstrate pre-requisite skills

Cons:

  • not so hands-on
  • can be too teacher-centered
  • students demonstrate what they’ve learned mainly just on written tests
  • knowledge is simply transmitted, like a computer

Constructivism

Pros:

  • student-centered
  • hands-on instruction
  • students generate their own knowledge through experiences and activities
  • students can learn in different ways

Cons:

  • too slow to be practical?
  • not very systematic
  • less standardization and accountability

 

 

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