B.F. Skinner, Behaviorism & Constructivism

Skinner & Behaviorism

B.F. Skinner is a name you should become quite familiar with during your pre-service courses. Click here to learn more about the man and read this to learn more about his theories.


Constructivism as a paradigm or worldview posits that learning is an active, constructive process. IT is very popular among educators. The learner is an information constructor. People actively construct or create their own subjective representations of objective reality. New information is linked to to prior knowledge, thus mental representations are subjective. Click here to learn more. Equally informative web pages are here and here.