"Tell me and I forget, show me and I may remember, involve me and I learn." - Confucius Xunzi, 3rd century BC

David Jonassen (September 14, 1947 – December 2, 2012) was

David Jonassen (September 14, 1947 – December 2, 2012) was an educational reformer whose ideas have been influential in instructional design and educational technology. Although Jonassen is best known for his publications about constructivism, he also wrote about computer-based technologies in education and learning with media, not from it. (Wikipedia) vai al link

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Differenza tra apprendimento meccanico e apprendimento significativo (difference between mechanic learning and meaningful learning)

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