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This simulation allows the user to experiment with the philosophical perspectives of objectivism and constructivism and observe the influence on several educational micro-dimensions (eg. motivation, experience, learning outcomes, control) as well as consider what the impact a philosophical shift would have on several macro-dimensions (e.g. high school graduation rate, crime rate, etc.). The simulation also tries to clarify the relationship between philosophical orientation and instructional... More
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Material Type: Simulation
Technical Format: Shockwave
Date Added to MERLOT: March 20, 2000
Date Modified in MERLOT: October 20, 2016
Submitter: Lloyd Rieber


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Primary Audience: Graduate School
Mobile Compatibility: Not specified at this time
Technical Requirements: Authorware Web Player 5.1
(A link is provided to the appropriate Macromedia shockwave download site)
Language: English
Cost Involved: no
Source Code Available: no
Accessibility Information Available: no
Creative Commons: unsure


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Avatar for Fehmida Goderya-Shaikh
7 years ago

Fehmida Goderya-Shaikh (Faculty)

was not able to view it as the plug in installation box kept reappearing. I wonder what happened- it says: Click here for macromedia to auto install the right plug-in that it would detect it automatically. wonder what happened

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same as above
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