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Design Based Education

"The Design Based Education method fits within a social-constructivist vision of learning and matches with a number of scholarly substantiated insights into effective learning:

 

Learning is a social activity; we construct meaning through interaction;

• Our brain functions better when we activate it as much as possible; when we are actively using it ("learning is a verb");

• Learning is more effective in a situation rich in context, based on a current issue and in line with the learner's phase of development;

• Authentic issues and learning environments encourage transfer (application of what has been learned in a new situation);

• Learning on the basis of inquisitiveness and involvement of the learner in the learning process creates motivation;

• Creativity is fed by divergent thinking."

 

Design Based Education Project Group
Gerry Geitz 
Corrie Sinia
2017

 

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