Volume 14 · Number 3 · Pages 284–285
Bringing Greater Transparency and Narrative Content to Constructionist Studies

James Clayson

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Abstract

Open peer commentary on the article “Studying Conceptual Change in Classrooms: Using Association Rule Mining to Detect Changes in Students’ Explanations of the Effects of Urban Planning and Social Policy” by Arthur Hjorth & Uri Wilensky. Abstract: What could be more important than exploring how students construct knowledge? The authors have taken a major step in using constructionist tools to analyze how students change their concepts after interacting with a multiagent model in a course on urban design. I will address what I consider to be several missed opportunities in their presentation.

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Clayson J. (2019) Bringing greater transparency and narrative content to constructionist studies. Constructivist Foundations 14(3): 284–285. https://constructivist.info/14/3/284

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