Objectivism And Objectivism

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Philosophical and theories perspectives The underlying philosophy and theory perspectives for the resource video clip, Gagne 9 instructional events and the overall instructional plan are based on constructivism and objectivism. According to Vrasidas (2000) discussion, the objectivist paradigm is built on the belief that the existence of a real world. In a learning session, the learners learn with the thought and knowledge already in the mind. Whereas, the constructivist paradigm is built around that the thought and learning that will only takes place when the learners start to interact with people and the environment. In other word, the knowledge is constructed by the learner through training through interaction. With the above points, this enhances the assertion from Cronjé 's point (2006) that both objectivism and constructivism paradigm for learning have different objectives. As stated by Jonassen (1991), the two theories of objectivism and constructivism are portrayed as polar extremes on a continuum of externally mediated reality (objectivism) to internally mediated reality (constructivism) (Appendix 1). And most theorists take positions in between the continuum during instructional designing. This point is further supported by Meyer (2003, cited in Cronjé, 2006) and Mayer and Moreno (2003, cited in Cronjé, 2006), they have suggested that the learning relies on upon intensive utilization of components from both sides of the continuum, but not on the claiming of any
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