The Constructivism Theory, A Theory Of Learning

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Constructivism Theory Constructivism is a theory where knowledge and learning are interact. For some people, constructivism is a learning theory, and the other states that constructivism is a theory of knowledge. In the other hand, a criticisms state that constructivism is not a theory of teaching but it is about theory of learning (MacKinnon & Scarff-Seatter, 1997). Constructivism is a learning theory where in learning-teaching process the students be more active and use their own knowledge and also their experience to understand what the teachers gave for them. Constructivism theory also can define as generative learning that creates a meaning from what the students learn. It means that constructivism theory is a collaborate of learning, teaching and knowledge, which is stressed on cognitive aspect that the students can learn by themselves and understand what they learn. As a result, the students can find and change the complicated information that they got to be simple information and they can understand it. Constructivism is a good method for students because it can build on their knowledge and experience, helps students in critical thinking and improve students’ writing skill. Constructivism theory can help students to build their own knowledge. In this theory, students can build their own knowledge based on information that they got or even their experience in study at home or at school. Because from an experience, students can more understanding what they learn.

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