Definition of Constructivism

1. Noun. An abstractionist artistic movement in Russia after World War I; industrial materials were used to construct nonrepresentational objects.

Generic synonyms: Art Movement, Artistic Movement
Member holonyms: Constructivist
Derivative terms: Constructivist



Definition of Constructivism

1. Noun. (arts) A Russian movement in modern art characterized by the creation of nonrepresentational geometric objects using industrial materials. ¹

2. Noun. (mathematics) A philosophy that asserts the need to construct a mathematical object to prove it exists. ¹

3. Noun. (philosophy psychology) A psychological epistemology which argues that humans generate knowledge and meaning from their experiences. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Constructivism

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Literary usage of Constructivism

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1. Space and the Architect: Lessons in Architecture 2 by Herman Hertzberger (2000)
"constructivism Showing how a building is constructed is a spectacular invitation to ... Although this does express the essence of constructivism it does not ..."

2. Researching Mathematics Education in South Africa: Perspectives, Practices by Renuka Vithal, Jill Adler, Christine Keitel (2005)
"For them the basis of their pedagogy was constructivism. The shortfall in their conception of constructivism was that it was seen as a method and not a ..."

3. Workflow-Based Process Controlling by Michael Zur Muehlen (2004)
"Within the constructivist area of philosophy, radical and methodical constructivism can be distinguished. The concept of radical constructivism is based on ..."

4. Workflow-Based Process Controlling: Foundation, Design, and Application of by Michael Zur Muehlen (2004)
"Within the constructivist area of philosophy, radical and methodical constructivism can be distinguished. The concept of radical constructivism is based on ..."

5. Environmental Education, Ethics and Action in Southern Africa by Johan Hattingh, Human Sciences Research Council, Heila Lotz-sisitka, EEASA., EEASA (2002)
"retical framework for OBE, which included fairly superficial descriptions (and misinterpretations) of constructivism as a theoretical framework for teaching ..."

6. Knowledge, Curriculum and Qualifications for South African Further Education by Michael Young, Jeanne Gamble, Human Sciences Research Council (2007)
"By social constructivism I refer to that tradition of social theory which has ... Social constructivism argues that all knowledge is the product of social ..."

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