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Matching of Qualitative and Contructivism

Matching of Qualitative and Contructivism

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The match between Constructivism and qualitative research in exploring mathematics pedagogical issues

13 Dec 2006 Assoc. Prof Dr Fatimah Saleh Pusat Pengajian Ilmu Pendidikan

Research style       Aim of the research Specific analysis objective Associated research questions The preferred paradigm The degree of the desired research control    Level of investigator intervention Available resources The time frame aesthetics .

Explanationgeneration EXPLORATORY 4. Control . Description 3.Explanationtesting 5. Identification 2.Five aims of scientific inquiry 1.

or the literature. Identification .exploratory based . their own reasoning.researchers create concept based on some ‘gut’ feelings. -to show something really exist out there .

 Description -qualitative description. seeks to establish norms and value of phenomena .normative description. refer to descriptive statistics . to explore meanings or to understand the phenomena -quantitative description.

statistical explanation-generation .interpretive explanation-generate . Explanation-generation/association . seek for patterns on personal experience of the phenomena under question .deductive explanation.

psychology and cybernetics” Von Glasersfeld .Constructivism  “Theory of knowledge with roots in philosophy.

philosophy to practice  A philosophy of learning founded on the premise that. therefore. Learning. by reflecting on our experiences. Each of us generates our own “rules” and “mental model” which we use to make sense of our experiences. is simply the process of adjusting our mental models to accommodate new experiences. .Constructivism…. we construct our own understanding of the world we live in.

not passively received from the environment  How do we perceive knowledge and the process of knowing provides the basis for educational practice .The practice of teaching and learning  Knowledge is actively constructed by the learner.

How it matches?  Paradigms. knowledge about reality (epistemology). represent a patterned set of assumptions concerning reality (ontology). and the particular ways of knowing (methodology)  Decide what assumptions are acceptable and appropriate for the topic of interest .

focuses on the reality of domination. refers to knowledge which helps us to maintain our social life.our labour and technology  Constructivist inquiry (naturalistic). distribution of power and associated inequalities  .Paradigms Materialistic inquiry. refers to knowledge that helps us maintain cultural life. refers to knowledge that helps us maintain physical life . our symbolic communication and meaning  Critical/ecological inquiry.

Shiva’s Circle of Constuctivist Inquiry Investigation /design Experience/ Anomaly Discovery/Data collection Interpretation/ Analysis Explanation/ Theory .


Terima kasih Semoga berjaya menjalankan penyelidikan yang berkualiti .

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