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Situated Learning: Legitimate Peripheral Participation
Acknowledgements 1. Legitimate peripheral participation 2. Practice, person, social world 3. Midwives, tailors, quartermasters, butchers, non-drinking alcoholics . Expand
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Cognition in practice : mind, mathematics, and culture in everyday life
List of figures List of tables Preface 1. Introduction: psychology and anthropology I Part I. Theory in Practice: 2. Missionaries and cannibals (indoors) 3. Life after school 4. Psychology andExpand
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Situating learning in communities of practice
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  • Political Science, Computer Science
  • Perspectives on socially shared cognition
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What would happen if a different eye, culturally and historically sensitized by an excursion through forms of apprenticeship i n different parts of the world, turned on specific contemporary cultural and historical features of learning pr,:, .;-<: . Expand
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Teaching, as Learning, in Practice
Why pursue a social rather than a more familiar psychological theory of learning? 'To the extent that being human is a relational matter, generated in social living, historically, in socialExpand
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Cultural psychology: The culture of acquisition and the practice of understanding
When I began research on craft apprenticeship among Vai and Gola tailors in Liberia 15 years ago, the community of scholars who worked on cross-cultural comparative studies of education and cognitiveExpand
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Legitimate Peripheral Participation
Learning viewed as situated activity has as its central defining characteristic a process that we call legitimate peripheral participation . By this we mean to draw attention to the point thatExpand
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Understanding practice: The practice of learning
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Cognition in Practice: Notes
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Understanding Practice: Perspectives on Activity and Context
Series foreword List of contributors Part I. Introduction: 1. The practice of learning Jean Lave Part II. Learning Craftwork: 2. Learning to navigate Edwin Hutchins 3. Developmental studies of workExpand
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Apprenticeship in Critical Ethnographic Practice
In this extended meditation, Jean Lave interweaves analysis of the process of apprenticeship among the Vai and Gola tailors of Liberia with reflections on the evolution of her research on thoseExpand
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