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ERIC Number: EJ924888
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2011-May
Pages: 11
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 16
ISSN: ISSN-1598-1037
Social Constructivism, Projective Identity, and Learning: Case Study of Nathan
Hung, David; Lim, Seo Hong; Jamaludin, Azilawati Bte
Asia Pacific Education Review, v12 n2 p161-171 May 2011
In this paper we consider the significant issue of identity and how it relates to learning. Importantly, we narrow down the study in terms of how projective identity interplays with learning from the point of view of the learner and his/her social community. Self and community cannot be divorced. In order to illustrate this concept, we describe a case study involving an 11 years old boy in a learning context commonly referred to as an informal learning environment. This environment would include the community in which projective identity evolves. The trajectory of identity projection can be conceived in Ricoeurian terms of a plot where actors perform actions in role playing situations. This plot metaphor is consistent to the many interactions within MMPOGs and fictional worlds currently in existence. We conceive of an identity projection framework as our contributions to knowledge.
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Language: English
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