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Chapter 9 Objectives   1. Cognitive Constructivism  Social Constructivism  Focuses on individual, internal  constructions of knowledge  Suggests that learners first construct  knowledge in a social context and then  individually internalize it  Constructivism : theory of learning that suggests that learners create their own  knowledge of the topics they study rather than receiving that knowledge as transmitted  to them by some other source. 2. Definitions:  a. Situated Cognition : theoretical position in social constructivism suggesting  that learning depends on, and cannot be separated from, the context in which  it occurs?  b. Concept Mapping : learning strategy in which learners construct visual  relationships among concepts  c. Metacognition : our awareness of and control over our cognitive processes  3. Study Strategies  a.
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