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On the other hand, if a metatheory asserts that transformational change is unimportant to our understanding of development, then any theoretical concept of stage will be viewed negatively, and methods of pattern and sequential assessment will be understood to be of marginal interest. , a metatheory might present a picture of the child as an active agent constructing his/her known world, and another metatheory might picture the child as a “recording device” that processes information). A metamethod presents a vision of the tools that will be most adequate to explore the world described by the metatheory.
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