Author: Dewey I. Dykstra Jr.
Board Member of Constructivist Foundations
Bio Note: Dewey Dykstra grew up in Maryland,USA. In junior high and high school he entered and won prizes at Science Fairs. He graduated with a B. S. in Physics from Case Institute ofTechnology in 1969 and began teaching high school in the inner city of Cleveland, OH that same year. After three years he moved back to Maryland and taught 9th grade physical science and 12th grade physics for a year. He entered graduate school atThe University ofTexas at Austin and earned a Ph. D. in condensed matter Physics in 1978. He has been on the Physics faculty at Oklahoma State University and Boise State University. He is privileged to have had as mentors: Robert Fuller, James Minstrell and Ernst von Glasersfeld, among others.
Affiliation: Boise State University, USA
Publications in Constructivist Foundations
Dykstra Jr. D. I. (2020) Conceptual change by fiat? Constructivist Foundations 15(2): 103–106. https://constructivist.info/15/2/103
Dykstra Jr. D. I. (2014) Radical constructivism and social justice: Educational implications. Constructivist Foundations 9(3): 318–321. http://constructivist.info/9/3/318
Dykstra Jr. D. I. (2010) What can we learn from the misunderstandings of radical constructivism? Commentary on slezak’s “radical constructivism: Epistemology, education and dynamite”. Constructivist Foundations 6(1): 120–126. http://constructivist.info/6/1/120
Dykstra Jr. D. I. (2010) Radical constructivism has an answer – but this answer is not an easy one. Constructivist Foundations 6(1): 22–30. http://constructivist.info/6/1/022
Dykstra Jr. D. I. (2008) Put another way…. Constructivist Foundations 3(2): 72–73. http://constructivist.info/3/2/072
Dykstra Jr. D. I. (2007) “once more into the breech…”. Constructivist Foundations 3(1): 8–9. http://constructivist.info/3/1/008
Dykstra Jr. D. I. (2007) The challenge of understanding radical constructivism. Constructivist Foundations 2(2-3): 50–57. http://constructivist.info/2/2-3/050
Dykstra Jr. D. I. (2005) Against realist instruction. Constructivist Foundations 1(1): 49–60. http://constructivist.info/1/1/049