Assessment of a Socio-constructivist Model for Teacher Training
Keywords:Case Studies, Constructivism (Learning), Foreign Countries, Information Technology, Models, Social Influences, Teacher Education, Training
AbstractThis article assesses a socio-constructivist model for training K-12 teachers in Brazil, in the use of Informatics in education. The method applied combines both face-to-face exchanges and a WEB-based distance approach made possible by Internet technology. The characteristics of such training and its main objectives are analyzed according to the collected data presented. A descriptive single case study research methodology is applied. The main conclusions reached by this researchbased on the use of a systemic frameworkare presented, mainly those addressing the importance of care and coherence for knowledge creation in a socio-constructivist training model developed with the help of the Internet. Comparisons between this model and the traditional one are also presented.
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Joia, L. A. (2002). Assessment of a Socio-constructivist Model for Teacher Training. Education Policy Analysis Archives, 10, 44. https://doi.org/10.14507/epaa.v10n44.2002