CONSTRUCTIVISM AND BEHAVIORISM METHODOLOGIES ON SPECIAL NEEDS EDUCATION

Indrit Lenjani

Abstract


The constructivist and behaviorist approaches for educating children with special needs induced plenty of controversy. Many authors suggest that an amalgamation of both methods would conduct to an improved educational process. This research contains a brief debate of approaching pupils with special needs, a summary of key constructivist and behaviorist ideologies and their influence on scholars with special needs and a list of suggestions that could find applicability on classroom.

 

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children with special needs, behaviourism, constructivism, special needs education

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