ERIC Number: EJ940056
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2007-Mar
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Shared Practices, Understanding, Language and Joint Attention
Racine, Timothy P.; Carpendale, Jeremy I. M.
British Journal of Developmental Psychology, v25 n1 p45-54 Mar 2007
In responding to the commentaries from Hobson (2007), Moore (2007) and Rakoczy (2007), we first discuss the commonalities our approach has with other theories and then elaborate on the nature of shared practices and their relationship with language and understanding. We then address views of representation, arguing against an empiricist approach and for a constructivist, action-based account of knowledge and development. Finally, we briefly discuss implications following from our approach regarding how existing research would be reinterpreted and directions for new research.
Descriptors: Constructivism (Learning), Teaching Methods, Attention, Feedback (Response), Educational Research, Language Research, Language Acquisition, Science Education
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