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Promoting effective e-learning practices through the constructivist pedagogy

Abstract

Although rapid advances in technology has allowed for the growth of collaborative e-learning experiences unconstrained by time and space, technology has not been heavily infused in the activities of teaching and learning. This article examines the theory of constructivism as well as the design of e-learning activities using constructivist principles. The manner in which constructivist theory supports e-Learning is explored, and extrapolating from this pedagogical theory, some implications are provided to model effective practices of the characteristics and capacities of this powerful learning environment.

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Keengwe, J., Onchwari, G. & Agamba, J. Promoting effective e-learning practices through the constructivist pedagogy. Educ Inf Technol 19, 887–898 (2014). https://doi.org/10.1007/s10639-013-9260-1

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Keywords

  • e-Learning
  • Constructivism
  • Pedagogy
  • Technology
  • English language learners