Roderick A. Farmer

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Socio-cultural theories of language learning examine the impact of social interaction within cultural environments upon cognitive development and learner performance. Such theories emphasise the emergence of learner strategies and subsequent proficiency through involvement in continuously unravelling situated activities. However, this view is rarely(More)
The abstraction of free-standing metadata describing learning objects is typified by an analytical model which primarily focuses on the encoding of discrete properties pertaining to the learning object itself. This process often neglects the contextual properties derived from the situations in which the learning object can be used optimally. We report the(More)
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