The Math Forum

Search All of the Math Forum:

Views expressed in these public forums are not endorsed by NCTM or The Math Forum.

Math Forum » Discussions » Education » math-teach

Notice: We are no longer accepting new posts, but the forums will continue to be readable.

Topic: Special Issue of Constructivist Foundations Published
Replies: 0  

Advanced Search

Back to Topic List Back to Topic List  
Jerry P. Becker

Posts: 16,576
Registered: 12/3/04
Special Issue of Constructivist Foundations Published
Posted: Jul 17, 2014 9:06 AM
  Click to see the message monospaced in plain text Plain Text   Click to reply to this topic Reply
att1.html (8.2 K)

Sent at the request of Alexander Riegler.
The latest issue of the AHCI journal
Constructivist Foundations has been published.
The full text articles can be retrieved for free
(see also the Table of Contents below).


Constructivist Foundations is an international
peer-reviewed academic e-journal publishing
original scholarly work in all areas of
constructivist approaches, such as: radical
constructivism, theory of autopoietic systems,
second-order cybernetics, enactive cognitive
science, first-person research, consciousness
studies, biology of cognition,
neurophenomenology, and non-dualism.

The journal is listed in Thomson Reuters's
Science Citation Index (AHCI Arts & Humanities
Citation Index and Current Contents/Arts &
Humanities), European Reference Index for the
Humanities (ERIH), Philosophy, The Philosopher's
Index, PhilPapers, Google Scholar, EBSCO's
Education Research Complete, and Scopus where it
ranks 98th out of 266 philosophical journals.
Currently, it has more than 7,000 subscribers.

Constructivist Foundations offers free access for
readers and does not ask author processing
charges. Further details can be found on

Special Issue

Forty Years of Radical Constructivism in Educational Research
Edited by Alexander Riegler and Leslie P. Steffe


Alexander Riegler & Leslie P. Steffe
"What Is the Teacher Trying to Teach Students if
They Are All Busy Constructing Their Own Private
Worlds?" Introduction to the Special Issue

Target Article

Hugh Gash
Constructing Constructivism

Open Peer Commentaries

Janet Bowers, John Gruver & Vi Trang
Radical Constructivism: A Theory of Individual and Collective Change?
Thomas McCloughlin
Radical Constructivism in Learning: Breaking the
Tyranny of Information Accumulation
Arne Engström
RC is a Theory of Learning, not Teaching
Theo Hug
Reflecting on Constructing Constructivism
Dewey I. Dykstra, Jr.
Radical Constructivism and Social Justice: Educational Implications

Author's Response

Hugh Gash
Perspectives on RC and Teaching

Target Article

Catherine Ulrich, Erik Tillema, Amy J. Hackenberg & Anderson Norton
Constructivist Model Building: Empirical Examples From Mathematics Education

Open Peer Commentaries

Heather Lynn Johnson
A Role of Context in Constructivist Model
Building: What Problem is the Learner Solving?
Jérôme Proulx
From Model Building to the Observer
Pedro J. Sánchez Gómez
Methodological Issues of Second-order Model Building
Thérèse Dooley
Second-order Models of Students' Mathematics: Delving into Possibilities
Martin A. Simon
Models of Students' Mathematics and their Relationship to Mathematics Pedagogy
Ron Tzur
Second-Order Models: A Theoretical Bridge
to Practice, A Practical Bridge to Theory
Signe E. Kastberg
The Power of What We Know: Further Directions for
Exploring Constructivist Model Building

Authors' Response

Erik S. Tillema, Amy J. Hackenberg, Catherine Ulrich & Anderson Norton
Interaction: A Core Hypothesis of Radical Constructivist Epistemology

Target Article

Victor V. Cifarelli & Volkan Sevim
Examining the Role of Re-Presentation
in Mathematical Problem Solving: An Application
of Ernst von Glasersfeld's Conceptual Analysis

Open Peer Commentaries

Catherine Ulrich
Issues Around Reflective Abstraction in Mathematics Education
Kevin C. Moore
Re-presentations and Conceptual Structures of What?
Carlos W. Castillo-Garsow
Mathematical Modeling and the Nature of Problem Solving
Gerald A. Goldin
A Fine Conceptual Analysis Needs No "Ism"
Karen François
Convergences between Radical Constructivism and Critical Learning Theory
Joy W. Whitenack
A Case for Framing Our Research in a Radical Constructivist Tradition
Tracy Goodson-Espy
Reflective Abstraction as an Individual and Collective Learning Mechanism
Erik S. Tillema
Reflecting on a Radical Constructivist Approach to Problem Solving

Authors' Response

Volkan Sevim & Victor V. Cifarelli
Radical Constructivist Conceptual Analyses in
Mathematical Problem Solving and their
Implications for Teaching

Target Article

Christiane M. Herr
Radical Constructivist Structural Design
Education for Large Cohorts of Chinese Learners

Open Peer Commentaries

Victor V. Cifarelli
Perspectives on Teaching Architectural Design Based on a RC Model of Knowing
Ben Sweeting
Not All Conversations Are Conversational:
A Reflection on the Constructivist Aspects
of Design Studio Education
David R. Liss II
Examining the Roles of Feedback and Models
of Student Thinking in Pursuing Instructional
Goals Inspired by Radical Constructivism
Nicolas Perrin
The Device Design Studio: Proscribe in Order to Promote New Knowledge
Volkan Sevim
Interdisciplinary Connections between Radical
Constructivist Approaches in Mathematical Problem
Solving and Structural Design in Architecture
Brian R. Lawler
Forging a Constructivist Pedagogy: Focus on Teacher Decision-Making

Author's Response

Christiane M. Herr
The Productive Challenge of Large Cohorts in Radical Constructivist Education
Target Article
Markus F. Peschl, Gloria Bottaro, Martina
Hartner-Tiefenthaler & Katharina Rötzer
Learning How to Innovate as a
Socio-epistemological Process of Co-creation:
Towards a Constructivist Teaching Strategy for

Open Peer Commentaries

Larry L. Hatfield
Radical Constructivism in the Classroom: Tensions and Balances
Adalira Sáenz-Ludlow
To Learn Is to Understand and to Understand Is
to Innovate: An Inter-intra Socio-epistemological
Hugh Gash
The Need for Varieties of Perspectives
John Richards
Going Beyond Novelty: Innovation as a Market Process
Florian Kragulj
Interacting with the Envisioned Future as a Constructivist Approach to Learning

Authors' Response

Markus F. Peschl, Gloria Bottaro, Martina
Hartner-Tiefenthaler & Katharina Rötzer
Challenges in Studying and Teaching Innovation: Between Theory and Practice

Regular Section

Publication Review
Acknowledgment to Reviewers of Volume 9


Point your RSS reader here for a feed of the latest messages in this topic.

[Privacy Policy] [Terms of Use]

© The Math Forum at NCTM 1994-2018. All Rights Reserved.