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Expansive Learning at Work: Toward an activity theoretical reconceptualization
Cultural-historical activity theory has evolved through three generations of research. The emerging third generation of activity theory takes two interacting activity systems as its minimal unit ofExpand
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Learning by expanding: An activity-theoretical approach to developmental research
1. Introduction 2. The emergence of learning activity as a historical form of human learning 3. The zone of proximal development as the basic category of expansive research 4. The instruments ofExpand
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Activity theory and individual and social transformation.
Introduction The internationalization of activity theory in the 1980s and 1990s has taken place in the midst of sweeping changes in the political and economic systems of our planet. During a fewExpand
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Studies of expansive learning: Foundations, findings and future challenges
Abstract The paper examines studies based on the theory of expansive learning, formulated in 1987. In recent years the theory has been used in a wide variety of studies and interventions. The theoryExpand
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From Teams to Knots: Activity-Theoretical Studies of Collaboration and Learning at Work
1. Teams and the transformation of work 2. Disturbance management and masking in a television production team 3. Teamwork between adversaries: coordination, cooperation, and communication in a courtExpand
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Learning and Expanding with Activity Theory: The Future of Activity Theory: A Rough Draft
In a previous attempt to outline the challenges facing cultural-historical activity theory, I observed two opposite tendencies in our field: One force pulls researchers toward individual applicationsExpand
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Activity theory as a framework for analyzing and redesigning work.
Cultural-historical activity theory is a new framework aimed at transcending the dichotomies of micro- and macro-, mental and material, observation and intervention in analysis and redesign of work.Expand
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Putting Vygotsky to Work: The Change Laboratory as an Application of Double Stimulation
INTRODUCTION This chapter examines Vygotsky's method of double stimulation as a basis for formative interventions in the workplace. I argue that double stimulation is radically different from suchExpand
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