Constructivism: Definition, Types & Contributors


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Which of the follow best describes the theory of constructivism?

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1. Jean Piaget thought of human beings as which of the following?

2. Which of the following best describes how we develop knowledge, from the perspective of a constructivist?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Constructivism is a notable theory in 20th Century philosophy that's had influence on many other fields. This assessment will test you on some key points related to constructivism, such as the definition of constructivism and constructivist views of knowledge.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz and worksheet will test you on:

  • What constructivism means
  • Jean Piaget's views
  • Constructivist perspective on knowledge
  • Fields in which constructivism bore influence

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - test your recollection of some of the important information found in the attached lesson on the theory and principles of constructivism
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you have accurately understood what constructivism says about human knowledge and know its influence on other fields
  • Knowledge application - use your understanding of the topic to answer the assessment questions on some of the key facts on constructivism and people associated with it

Additional Learning

To get more information on constructivism, read through the attached lesson called Constructivism: Definition, Types & Contributors. This lesson covers the following topics:

  • Overview of constructivism
  • Theories of Jean Piaget
  • Explanation of genetic epistemology
  • Constructivist views on knowledge
  • The influence of constructivism on other fields