Overarching Constructs

The three overaching constructs — knowledge, metaliteracy, engagement — subdivide into the eight learning domains.


Integration is the process of reflecting on, synthesizing and combining knowledge in order to make sense of, unify and share information within collaborative and evolving environments.


Knowledge is the culmination of facts, information, concepts, principles, skills and competencies a person acquires through experiences and education that results in the theoretical and practical understanding of an area.


Engagement is the process of purposefully interacting with, attending to, developing a relationship with and interest in an object study, community, project, and/or assortment of tasks.