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Situated Cognition and the Culture of Learning
Many teaching practices implicitly assume that conceptual knowledge can be abstracted from the situations in which it is learned and used. This article argues that this assumption inevitably limitsExpand
Organizational Learning and Communities-of-Practice: Toward a Unified View of Working, Learning, and Innovation
Recent ethnographic studies of workplace practices indicate that the ways people actually work usually differ fundamentally from the ways organizations describe that work in manuals, trainingExpand
Knowledge and Organization: A Social-Practice Perspective
While the recent focus on knowledge has undoubtedly benefited organizational studies, the literature still presents a sharply contrasting and even contradictory view of knowledge, which at times isExpand
Bridging epistemologies: The generative dance between organizational knowledge and organizational knowing
Bridgin Epistemologies: The Generative Dance between Organizational Knowledge and Organizational Knowing - Much current work on organizational knowledge, intellectual capital, knowledge-creatingExpand
Cognitive apprenticeship: Teaching the crafts of reading, writing, and mathematics
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This paper proposes the development of a new cognitive apprenticeship to teach students the thinking and problem-solving skills involved in school subjects such as reading, writing and mathematics. Expand
Minds on Fire: Open Education, the Long Tail, and Learning 2.0
John Seely Brown is a Visiting Scholar and Advisor to the Provost at the University of Southern California (USC) and Independent Co-Chairman of a New Deloitte Research Center. He is the former ChiefExpand
COGNITIVE APPRENTICESHIP: MAKING THINKING VISIBLE
IN ANCIENT times, teaching and learning were accomplished through apprenticeship: We taught our children how to speak, grow crops, craft cabinets, or tailor clothes by showing them how and by helpingExpand
The Social Life of Information
From the Publisher: For years pundits have predicted that information technology will obliterate the need for almost everything--from travel to supermarkets to business organizations to social lifeExpand
Organizing Knowledge
have a doubtful future in the information economy. The new technologies that are helping to define this new economy are simultaneously battering the venerable institutions of the old economy—theExpand
Growing Up: Digital: How the Web Changes Work, Education, and the Ways People Learn
  • J. Brown
  • Political Science, Engineering
  • 1 March 2000
n 183 1 Michael Faraday built a small generator that produced electricity, but a generation passed before an industrial version was built, then another 25 years before all the necessary IExpand
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