The educational philosophy of Learning by doing, closely connected to experiential learning, constructivism and social constructivism, is linked in origin to the philosopher, psychologist and educator John Dewey. Learning by Doing, in its construct, can be essentially summarised in the following ideas:
- People learn based on their experiences and by reflecting on them.
- Interactions, negotiation and mediation with others are necessary to learn.
- Students must feel that learning is essential for them.
- Assessment should be formative rather