Dialogic Inquiry

Author: Gordon Wells
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9780521637251
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A view of Vygotsky's unique vision of education.

Adaptivity As A Transformative Disposition

Author: David Wei Loong Hung
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 9814560170
Size: 49.15 MB
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This volume introduces the concept of ‘adaptivity’ as occurring when, say, individuals cross boundaries. Through illustrations from both formal and informal learning, the book seeks to provide learning designs and frameworks for adaptivity. This book is unique as it ties together: a) social-individual dialectics; and b) adaptive learning as it relates to creativity and imagination. It highlights case studies from social / new media contexts, school learning milieux, and formal and informal situations. It approaches adaptive learning from the perspectives of students, teachers, school leaders, and participants in social media and other digitally mediated environments. The book is a valuable resource for practitioners and academics who are interested in adaptivity as a learning disposition.

Teaching Creative Writing In The Primary School

Author: Julie MacLusky
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education (UK)
ISBN: 0335242804
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This book shows that a child who dislikes lessons on the correct use of grammar can become excited using their own talents and experiences to create a story.

Language Education In The Primary Years

Author: Frances Christie
Publisher: UNSW Press
ISBN: 9780868405834
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This book is intended as a textbook for teacher education in the primary years. Drawing on much recent research into language and literacy, especially Systematic Functional Linguistic theory, it provides basic principles for understanding the teaching of the English language.

Making Work Visible

Author: Margaret H. Szymanski
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1107375592
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In the 1970s, Xerox pioneered the involvement of social science researchers in technology design and in developing better ways of working. The Xerox legacy is a hybrid methodology that combines an ethnographic interest in direct observation in settings of interest with an ethnomethodological concern to make the study of interactional work an empirical, investigatory matter. This edited volume is an overview of Xerox's social science tradition. It uses detailed case studies showing how the client engagement was conducted over time and how the findings were consequential for business impact. Case studies in retail, production, office and home settings cover four topics: practices around documents, the customer front, learning and knowledge-sharing, and competency transfer. The impetus for this book was a 2003 Xerox initiative to transfer knowledge about conducting ethnographically grounded work practice studies to its consultants so that they may generate the kinds of knowledge generated by the researchers themselves.

Constructing The Self In A Digital World

Author: Cynthia Carter Ching
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 0521513324
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This title examines the relationship between identity and technology in the learning and lives of young people.

The Rebirth Of Dialogue

Author: James Philip Zappen
Publisher: SUNY Press
ISBN: 9780791461297
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Offers a fundamental rethinking of the rhetorical tradition as dialogue.

Vygotskian Perspectives On Literacy Research

Author: Carol D. Lee
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9780521638784
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Contains essays that analyze learning and development based on Lev Vygotsky's cultural-historical theory of human development, describing how schooling is influenced by culture, and using Vygotsky's theory to find solutions to education problems.

Issues In Pediatric And Adolescent Medicine Research And Practice 2011 Edition

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Publisher: ScholarlyEditions
ISBN: 1464963401
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Issues in Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine Research and Practice: 2011 Edition is a ScholarlyEditions™ eBook that delivers timely, authoritative, and comprehensive information about Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine Research and Practice. The editors have built Issues in Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine Research and Practice: 2011 Edition on the vast information databases of ScholarlyNews.™ You can expect the information about Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine Research and Practice in this eBook to be deeper than what you can access anywhere else, as well as consistently reliable, authoritative, informed, and relevant. The content of Issues in Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine Research and Practice: 2011 Edition has been produced by the world’s leading scientists, engineers, analysts, research institutions, and companies. All of the content is from peer-reviewed sources, and all of it is written, assembled, and edited by the editors at ScholarlyEditions™ and available exclusively from us. You now have a source you can cite with authority, confidence, and credibility. More information is available at http://www.ScholarlyEditions.com/.