Modern science has been built on a Cartesian or Newtonian (mechanical) paradigm giving rise to an artifactual view of mind and suggesting that particles (the learner) are continuously working to destroy order (are recalcitrant), which is maintained (a didactic model) by an external arranger (the teacher).
THE JOURNAL OF THE LEARNING SCIENCES, 8(3&4), 349-390
copyright O 1999, Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, Inc.
About Sasha A. Barab PhD
Sasha Barab is a Professor in the Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College at Arizona State University, where he co-founded and serves as the Executive Director of the Center for Games and Impact.
Dr. Barab is an internationally recognized Learning Scientist who holds the Pinnacle West Chair of Education, and who has researched, designed, and published extensively on the challenges and opportunities of using games for impact.
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