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ERIC Number: EJ797480
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2008-Jul
Pages: 3
Abstractor: Author
Reference Count: 0
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-1871-1502
Illuminating a Dialectical Transformative Activist Stance in Education
Ritchie, Stephen M.
Cultural Studies of Science Education, v3 n2 p517-519 Jul 2008
In this essay I comment on Stetsenko's (2008) essay that draws together the work of Vygotsky, Piaget and Dewey, as she attempts to counter the "new" reductionist synthesis in public educational policy. While this theoretical work is helpful, it could be enhanced further by illuminating everyday practices of learners. I pose some questions that might provoke ongoing discussions by researchers as they transform collaboratively cultural-historical activity theory.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education
Audience: Researchers
Language: English
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