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ERIC Number: ED228041
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1982
Pages: 169
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
Cross-Situational, Cross-Cultural Comparison of the Learning and Use of Problem Solving Skills. Final Report.
Lave, Jean
This is the final report for a study whose original purpose was to develop a general theory of the situational constraints imposed by the routines of everyday life on arithmetic skills. Section 1 reviews the goals laid out in the proposal in relation to what was accomplished. Section 2 is the draft of "Everyday Cognition: Its Development in Social Context." It presents a theory of problem solving as interaction between setting and activity. Section 3 is the draft of another manuscript, "The Dialectical Constitution of Arithmetic Practice." (MNS)
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: National Inst. of Education (ED), Washington, DC. Teaching and Learning Program.
Authoring Institution: California Univ., Irvine. School of Social Sciences.