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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 strategies. (Please note that the model on which this simulation is based has not been validated and should not be viewed other than one person's interpretation of some complex issues. It is meant as an interesting and interactive means to clarify some key issues related to educational philosophy and instructional practice.)


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Fehmida Goderya-Shaikh
12 years ago
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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