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Michael Cole on learning theories, mediation, & CHAT



On Thursday, Oct. 7, 2010, Michael Cole connected via Skype with the members of EDUC-P631: Theorizing Learning in Context. The broad topic was mediation, and the conversation focused on three texts on mediation, listed below.

Roth, W.-M. (2007). On Mediation: Toward a Cultural-Historical Understanding. Theory Psychology, 17(5), 655-680.
Witte, S. P., & Haas, C. (2005). Research in Activity: An Analysis of Speed Bumps as Mediational Means. Written Communication, 22(2), 127-165.
Cole, M. (1996). Cultural psychology : a once and future discipline. Cambridge, Mass.: Belknap Press of Harvard University Press.

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