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From Traditional to Constructivist Epistemologies: A Proposed Theoretical Framework Based on Activity Theory for Learning Communities
Journal of Interactive Learning Research Vol. 17, No. 1 (January 2006) pp. 37–55
This article is concerned with how learning communities are transformed as they evolve from traditional learning epistemologies towards constructivist orientations and pedagogies. Adopting activity theory as a framework, the article discusses how...
Situated Cognition and Communities of Practice: First-Person "Lived Experiences" vs. Third-Person Perspectives
Journal of Educational Technology & Society Vol. 7, No. 4 (2004) pp. 193–200
This paper considers the work of Martin Heidegger and its relation to situated cognition. The motivation for the paper springs from the perceived misconception that many educators have on situated cognition by applying situated learning strategies...
Educational Media International Vol. 43, No. 4 (December 2006) pp. 299–314
In this article we suggest a facilitating process for nurturing a community of practice (CoP). This process can be seen as a reverse LPP (legitimate peripheral participation) process where a community starts with a group of core members and...
International Journal of Computer-Supported Collaborative Learning Vol. 3, No. 4 (December 2008) pp. 373–386
There has long been a call for schools to prepare students for the twenty-first century where skills and dispositions differ significantly from much of what has historically characterized formal education. The knowledge based economy calls for...