Compare and Contrast of Constructivism and Community of Practice

Shaoxin Jing

Abstract


Constructivism and Community of Practice are two theories of in education. Constructivism can be seen in Dewey, Piaget or Vygotsky’s work. The concept of Community of Practice was not be clearly defined until Wenger’s 1998 work. This thesis is going to compare and contrast the two educational theories through learning, knowledge, role of learners, role of teachers and environment.

Keywords


Constructivism; Community; Practice


DOI
10.12783/dtssehs/ssme2017/12941

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