How do we construct knowledge?

Ames, Adelbert

  • How to make an Ames room.
  • Gregory, Richard. Ames window.
  • Ramachandran, Vilayanur S. Ames room illusion explained. 

American Council of Learned Societies’ Commission on Cyberinfrastructure for Humanities and Social Sciences. Our cultural commonwealth.

Bransford, John D., Brown, Ann L., & Cocking, Rodney R. (Eds.)(1999). How people learn: Brain, mind, experience, and school. Washington, DC: National Academy Press.

Dewey, John (1938/1997). Chapter 3, Criteria of experience from Experience and education. Macmillan.

Kelley, Earl C. (1947). Education for what is real. New York: Harper.

Pragmatism links

Ramprakash, Rajeev. Chicago Timeline: Outline 1859-1952.

Ryder, Martin (2006). Constructivism (A useful set of definitions and readings on constructivism)

Southwest Educational Development Laboratory (1994). Constructing knowledge in the classroom; Building an understanding of constructivism. Classroom Compass, 1(3).

Talisse, Robert T. (2002). Two concepts of inquiry. Philosophical Writings, 20, 69-81.

Wyett, Jerry L. (1998, Fall). John Dewey & Earl Kelley: Giants in democratic education. Education, 119, 151-60.

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