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Radical constructivism, thus, is radical because it breaks with convention and develops a theory of knowledge in which knowledge does not reflect an 'objective' ontological reality.
Paul Watzlawick

Meaning of "constructivism" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF CONSTRUCTIVISM

constructivism  [kənˈstrʌktɪˌvɪzəm] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF CONSTRUCTIVISM

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Constructivism is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES CONSTRUCTIVISM MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Constructivism

Constructivism may refer to: ▪ Constructivism, a 20th-century artistic movement ▪ Constructivism ▪ Constructivism, a theory about the nature of learning ▪ Constructivism, a philosophical view on mathematical proofs and existence of mathematical objects ▪ Constructivism, an approach to psychological research and therapy ▪ Constructivist architecture, an architectural movement in Russia from 1919 onwards ▪ Constructivist epistemology, common meanings and underlying structures of all constructivism ▪ Constructivist teaching methods ▪ Social constructivism, the role of culture and social context for cognitive development...

Definition of constructivism in the English dictionary

The definition of constructivism in the dictionary is a movement in abstract art evolved in Russia after World War I, primarily by Naum Gabo, which explored the use of movement and machine-age materials in sculpture and had considerable influence on modern art and architecture.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH CONSTRUCTIVISM


activism
ˈæktɪˌvɪzəm
cognitivism
ˈkɒɡnɪtɪˌvɪzəm
collectivism
kəˈlɛktɪˌvɪzəm
descriptivism
dɪˈskrɪptɪˌvɪzəm
emotivism
ɪˈməʊtɪˌvɪzəm
exclusivism
ɪkˈskluːsɪˌvɪzəm
lactivism
ˈlæktɪˌvɪzəm
nativism
ˈneɪtɪˌvɪzəm
noncognitivism
ˌnɒnˈkɒɡnɪtɪˌvɪzəm
objectivism
əbˈdʒɛktɪˌvɪzəm
passivism
ˈpæsɪˌvɪzəm
perspectivism
pəˈspɛktɪˌvɪzəm
positivism
ˈpɒzɪtɪˌvɪzəm
prescriptivism
prɪˈskrɪptɪˌvɪzəm
primitivism
ˈprɪmɪtɪˌvɪzəm
recidivism
rɪˈsɪdɪˌvɪzəm
relativism
ˈrɛlətɪˌvɪzəm
slacktivism
ˈslæktɪˌvɪzəm
slactivism
ˈslæktɪˌvɪzəm
subjectivism
səbˈdʒɛktɪˌvɪzəm

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE CONSTRUCTIVISM

constructable
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constructional
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constructionism
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constructively
constructiveness
constructivist
constructor
constructure

WORDS THAT END LIKE CONSTRUCTIVISM

anticivism
atavism
Bolshevism
civism
clicktivism
corporativism
destructivism
eliminativism
Fauvism
favism
intuitivism
legal positivism
logical positivism
Menshevism
negativism
nonobjectivism
progressivism
Saivism
Slavism
Vaishnavism

Synonyms and antonyms of constructivism in the English dictionary of synonyms

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Translation of «constructivism» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF CONSTRUCTIVISM

Find out the translation of constructivism to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of constructivism from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «constructivism» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

建构
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

constructivismo
570 millions of speakers

English

constructivism
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

रचनावाद
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

البنائية
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

конструктивизм
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

construtivismo
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

মূলক
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

constructivisme
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Konstruktivisme
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Konstruktivismus
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

構成主義
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

구성주의
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Konstruktivisme
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

kiến tạo
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

Constructivism
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

रचनात्मकता
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

yapılandırmacılık
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

costruttivismo
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

konstruktywizm
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

конструктивізм
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

constructivism
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

κονστρουκτιβισμός
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

konstruktivisme
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

konstruktivism
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

konstruktivisme
5 millions of speakers

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «CONSTRUCTIVISM»

The term «constructivism» is very widely used and occupies the 21.887 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about constructivism

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QUOTES WITH «CONSTRUCTIVISM»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word constructivism.
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Paul Watzlawick
Radical constructivism, thus, is radical because it breaks with convention and develops a theory of knowledge in which knowledge does not reflect an 'objective' ontological reality.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «CONSTRUCTIVISM»

Discover the use of constructivism in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to constructivism and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Realist Constructivism: Rethinking International Relations ...
Realist Constructivism explores the common ground between the two, and demonstrates that, rather than being in simple opposition, they have areas of both tension and overlap. There is indeed space to engage in a realist constructivism.
J. Samuel Barkin, 2010
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Constructivism in Film: The Man with the Movie Camera : a ...
A survey of the relationship between the Soviet Constructivist movement in literature, painting, architecture, design and experiments in the film medium includes a cinematic analysis of its most significant silent film The Man with the ...
Vlada Petric, 1993
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RADICAL CONSTRUCTIVISM
First published in 2002. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
Ernst von Glasersfeld, 2002
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Social Constructivism as a Philosophy of Mathematics
Extends the ideas of social constructivism to the philosophy of mathematics, developing a powerful critique of traditional absolutist conceptions of mathematics, and proposing a reconceptualization of the philosophy of mathematics.
Paul Ernest, 1998
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Making Natural Knowledge: Constructivism and the History of ...
Arguably the best available introduction to constructivism, a research paradigm that has dominated the history of science for the past forty years, Making Natural Knowledge reflects on the importance of this theory, tells the history of its ...
Jan Golinski, 2008
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Constructivism and the Technology of Instruction: A Conversation
First Published in 1992. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
Thomas M. Duffy, David H. Jonassen, 2013
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Constructivism in Education
First Published in 1995. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
Leslie P. Steffe, Jerry Gale, 2012
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Constructivism and Education
An international collection dealing with the constructivist approach to education.
Marie Larochelle, Nadine Bednarz, James W. Garrison, 1998
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Parallel Paths to Constructivism: Jean Piaget and Lev Vygotsky
This huge study has facilitated the clarification of a multitude of intersecting lines in the life and work of the scholars examined.
Susan Pass, 2004
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Constructivism in International Relations: The Politics of ...
Zehfuss critiques constructivist theories of international relations, arguing that they stop us from acting responsibly.
Maja Zehfuss, 2002

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «CONSTRUCTIVISM»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term constructivism is used in the context of the following news items.
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Suzy Menkes at Couture: Day One
But a simplicity of cut hinted at the arrival of angular constructivism in art. Ulyana has absorbed the realities of couture today: that it is made to ... «VOGUE India, Jul 15»
2
Monday in Edinburgh – What's On Today
... of Neo-Primitivism, Cubo-Futurism, Suprematism and Constructivism. 12.45-1.15pm, Level Two, Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art ONE, ... «The Edinburgh Reporter, Jul 15»
3
“We Need a New Skin Color”: The Racial Imagination of Dada
Rasula, in tracing the half-life of Dada after the dissolution of its first manifestations, emphasizes its importance for Constructivism instead. «Hyperallergic, Jul 15»
4
Peter Keler's design is a key example of constructivist ideas being …
The move to constructivism is thought to have been prompted by Kuri (constructive, utilitarian, rational, international), a group Keler later joined. «Financial Times, Jul 15»
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Datebook: A photo archive, experiments from Yale MFAs, an …
Francis, a self-taught designer who lives in L.A., creates designs inspired by street art, Constructivism, Cubism and high fashion, in the process ... «Los Angeles Times, Jul 15»
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Five things: Constructivist funds
It is better to think of constructivism as a new phase of activism in investments – greater involvement and better understanding of what is ... «FT Adviser, Jul 15»
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Architecture for atheists imagined in designs by student Kacper …
The international style already is an atheist style, so is Constructivism for that matter. To build a shrine so atheists can worship a tree is hilarious ... «Dezeen, Jun 15»
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Peter Saville: “I never had to answer to anyone”
... so I began to make the analogy with early modernism – Malevich's Black Square, Constructivism, Modernism in Germany, De Stijl in Holland, ... «Kashmir Images, Jun 15»
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The Legitimacy of Political Science As a Discipline in Nigeria
What really is the point of functionalism, institutionalism, the prisoner's dilemma, curvilinear disparity, constructivism, Big Man theory, ... «AllAfrica.com, Jun 15»
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DZHUS resuscitates Totalitarian aesthetic for Autumn Winter 2015 …
"The geometrical pleats interpret architectural elements of Constructivism and Totalitaristic Classicism," said Dzhus, whose Autumn Winter ... «Dezeen, Jun 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Constructivism [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/constructivism>. Dec 2019 ».
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