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Record 1 2015-09-30


Subject field(s)
  • Education Theory and Methods

What is inquiry-based learning? Based on John Dewey’s philosophy that education begins with the curiosity of the learner, inquiry in the classroom places the responsibility for learning on the students and encourages them to arrive at an understanding of concepts by themselves.

Key term(s)
  • enquiry-based learning
  • enquiry learning


  • Théories et méthodes pédagogiques

Un troisième modèle pédagogique utilisé pour les domaines mal définis est l'apprentissage par investigation, une approche constructiviste [...] L'apprentissage par investigation consiste à découvrir des connaissances en accumulant des évidences et en construisant et testant des hypothèses.

Key term(s)
  • apprentissage par l'investigation
  • apprentissage par l'enquête


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