PhD Reflections

Meetings schedule for SofE theory group meetings

Meetings schedule for SofE theory group meetings

University of Leeds Theory Group

Great news! Here is a schedule for the next few months (Winter/Spring 2013)
Meetings to be held in the School of Education, University of Leeds, Hillary Place, G03.a

Thursday 24 January, 4:00 – 5:00
Dialogic vs dialectic

Valerie Farnsworth (School of Education) to facilitate discussion of the following reading:
Wegerif, R (2008) Dialogic or Dialectic? The significance of ontological assumptions in research on Educational Dialogue. British Educational Research Journal 34(3), 347-361.

More recent articles on this topic may also be discussed if time permits:
Matusov, E. (2011). Irreconcilable differences in Vygotsky’s and Bakhtin’s approaches to the social and the individual: An educational perspective. Culture & Psychology, 17 (1); 99-119.
Cornejo, Carlos (2012). Commentary: Contrasting Vygotsky’s and Bakhtin’s approaches to consciousness. Culture & Psychology, 18 (1); 109-120.

Thursday 7 February, 3:00 – 4:00
Intersections between activity theory and pedagogies

Jean Conteh (School of Education) to facilitate a discussion of chapters from…

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