Vygotsky's educational theory in cultural context (Book, 2003) [University of Maryland, College Park]
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Vygotsky's educational theory in cultural context

Author: Alex Kozulin
Publisher: UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2003.
Series: Learning in doing.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
The book comprehensively covers all major topics of Vygotskian educational theory and its classroom applications.
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Named Person: L S Vygotskiĭ; L S Vygotskiĭ; L S Vygotskiĭ; L S Vygotskiĭ; L S Vygotskij; L S Vygotskii
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Alex Kozulin
ISBN: 0521821312 9780521821315 0521528836 9780521528832
OCLC Number: 51095417
Description: xiii, 477 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Sociocultural theory and education : students, teachers, and knowledge / Alex Kozulin [and others] --
Part I. Concepts and paradigms --
Psychological tools and mediated learning / Alex Kozulin --
The zone of proximal development in Vygotsky's analysis of learning and instruction / Seth Chaiklin --
Vygotsky's doctrine of scientific concepts : its role for contemporary education / Yuriy V. Karpov --
Some cognitive tools of literacy / Kieran Egan and Natalia Gajdamaschko --
Dynamic assessment of the evolving cognitive functions in children / Carol S. Lidz and Boris Gindis --
Part II. Development and learning --
Periods in child development : Vygotsky's perspective / Holbrook Mahn --
Development through the lifespan : a Neo-Vygotskian approach / Yuriy V. Karpov --
Learning and development of preschool children from the Vygotskian perspective / Elena Bodrova and Deborah J. Leong --
The learning activity in the first years of schooling : the developmental path toward reflection / Galina Zuckerman --
Remediation through education : sociocultural theory and children with special needs / Boris Gindis --
Part III. Sociocultural theory application in the classroom --
Cultural-historical theory and mathematics education / Jean Schmittau --
Sociocultural theory and the practice of teaching historical concepts / Jacques Haenen, Hubert Schrijnemakers, and Job Stufkens --
Formation of learning activity and theoretical thinking in science teaching / Hartmut Giest and Joachim Lompscher --
How literature discussion shapes thinking : ZPDs for teaching/ learning habits of the heart and mind / Suzanne M. Miller --
Beyond cognition : a Vygotskian perspective on emotionality and teachers' professional lives / Anne DiPardo and Christine Potter --
Part IV. Diverse learners and contexts of education --
Intrapersonal communication and internalization in the second language classroom / James P. Lantolf --
Mediation in cognitive socialization : the influence of socioeconomic status / Pedro R. Portes and Jennifer A. Vadeboncoeur --
Cultural modeling : CHAT as a lens for understanding instructional discourse based on African American English discourse patterns / Carol D. Lee --
The relations of learning and student social class : toward re-"socializing" sociocultural learning theory / Carolyn P. Panofsky --
Vygotsky in the mirror of cultural interpretations / Vladimir S. Ageyev.
Series Title: Learning in doing.
Responsibility: edited by Alex Kozulin [and others].


This 2003 book presents innovative ideas in the field of educational psychology, learning, and instruction. These ideas were first formulated by Russian psychologist and educator Lev Vygotsky. This  Read more...
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