QuestionsCategory: Learning and TeachingExperiences, existing knowledge, and social processes are significant in social constructivism. Justify this statement.
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A learner, in social constructivism, is always considered to be subjective because they will have different experiences and therefore, will develop a unique perspective of the world. Experiences play an important role in social constructivism theory of learning because learners need to form new knowledge based on their old experiences. Just like past experiences, learners have to construct new knowledge through their existing knowledge. Social constructivism stresses that social processes are important for the creation of new knowledge and observing the world is not enough for gaining knowledge.   Read Full Lesson: Social Constructivist Learning Theory