Exploratory learning is based on constructivist theories of learning and teaching.
According to Rieber (:587) all exploratory learning approaches are based on the following four principles:
There are different kinds of tools for exploratory learning.
- Rieber, L. P. (1996) Microworlds, in Jonassen, David, H. (ed.) Handbook of research on educational communications and technology. Handbook of Research for Educational Communications and Technology. Second edition. Simon and Schuster, 583-603 ISBN 0-02-864663-0