About Northeastern. Founded in 1898, Northeastern is a global research university and the recognized leader in experience-driven lifelong learning. Our world-renowned experiential approach empowers our students, faculty, alumni, and partners to create impact far beyond the confines of discipline, degree, and campus. Our locations—in Boston; Charlotte, North Carolina; London; Portland, Maine; San Francisco; Seattle; Silicon Valley; Toronto; Vancouver; and the Massachusetts communities of Burlington and … Continue reading Faculty Opening in Psychology, Northeastern University Assistant / Associate Professor Specializing in Environmental Cognition
Ivana Guarrasi talks about the intention behind creating the Video Series as an international, cross-generational platform for discussion and conversation. Thank you to our viewers for participating in the discussions thus far. We invite you to engage or re-engage with existing videos and comment-threads on the site. Stay tuned for more! Go to our Youtube Library for longer interviews and presentations by distinguished CHAT scholars and educators. Continue reading Why this Video Series?
Racial inequality is perhaps the greatest risk and challenge to education, and to the future of our nation, right now. It is a time that demands our collective action in the service of equity and justice; in the service of the public and social good; and in the service of systems that honor our collective humanity. In honor of the Spencer 50th anniversary, they will … Continue reading Spencer Turns 50: A time for reflection and recommitment
Writing for the general public is challenging — and rewarding. How would YOU explain Vygotsky’s theory for a general audience – e.g, parents, teachers, coaches, relatives – without sacrificing accuracy? It might be harder than it looks! Peter Smagorinsky publishes prolifically and also contributes regular newspaper columns for The Atlanta Journal-Constitution. Andy Blunden translates, curates, and publishes at ethicalpolitics.org and also maintains a vibrant YouTube presence. Feel free … Continue reading An Audience Participation Question…Let’s Have Some Fun!
Important questions. Interesting answers. Excerpts from Andy Blunden, Huw Lloyd, Peter Smagorinsky, David Kellogg, and Nikolai Veresov provide a great start to a rich conversation. Sources for all clips are available here . Go to our Youtube Library for longer interviews and presentations by distinguished CHAT scholars and educators. Continue reading What Are Concepts, and How Might They Be Taught?
For more information go to: https://dpj.pitt.edu/ojs/dpj1/announcement/view/40 Continue reading Second call for proposals for a special issue: Digital technologies supporting dialogical education
The video is an excerpt from a talk by Professor Annalisa Sannino (Tampere University, Finland) and Professor Yrjö Engeström (CRADLE, University of Helsinki, Finland) on “The contributions of formative interventions and Cultural-Historical Activity theory in the context of contemporary work.” 75th Meeting of the FORUMAT, organized by the Faculty of Public Health, University of São Paulo, 23th October 2020. Continue reading Using 4th Generation Activity Theory to fight homelessness in Finland
Fernanda Liberali revisits Vygostsky from COVID-19 pandemic and decoloniality perspectives. Go to 2:09 – for English version and 0:05 -for Portuguese version. How do you consider the issue of necropolitics and necroeducation in the global context of pandemic? In an interview with Monica Lemos, Fernanda Liberali revisits Vygostsky from the COVID-19 pandemic and decoloniality perspectives. She considers the issue of necropolitics (Mbembe, 2019) and necroeducation … Continue reading Fernanda Liberali revisita Vygotsky pelas perspectivas da pandemia de COVID-19 e da decolonialidade
Nikolai Veresov discusses Vygotsky’s “greatest contribution” , the “discovery of the objectively existing laws of the development of all higher psychological functions” (Excerpted from “Vygotsky’s Role in the History of Psychology – Part 2” http://tiny.cc/2983iz ). Side questions include: Have these laws been challenged? Is Vygotsky’s theory a left-wing theory? Should conservatives be wary of this theory? Go to our Youtube Library for longer interviews and presentations … Continue reading Nikolai Veresov on “are the laws of thought objective?”