Applying Cultural Historical Activity Theory in Educational Settings: Learning, Development and Research

1st Edition

May Britt Postholm, Kirsten Foshaug Vennebo

Routledge
November 19, 2019 Forthcoming
Reference - 184 Pages - 19 B/W Illustrations
ISBN 9780367321314 - CAT# 314757
Series: Routledge Research in Education

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Summary

Applying Cultural-Historical Activity Theory in Educational Settings harnesses research and development for educational improvement, bridging the gap between research and practice. Exploring how collaborations between researchers and practitioners can be used to co-construct solutions to real-world problems, this book considers key concepts in cultural historical activity theory (CHAT), including models as resources that can be used to build and facilitate collaboration between researchers and practitioners.

The chapters of the book draw on research findings from the practices of learning communities in diverse educational settings: teacher education, the education of school leaders, early childhood education and driving-instructor education.

Applying Cultural-Historical Activity Theory in Educational Settings is an excellent resource for researchers and practitioners seeking to construct new knowledge and develop practice, or wishing to expand their knowledge of CHAT.

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