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Subject:

RE: Activity theory

From:

"Lubomir S. Popov" <[log in to unmask]>

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Lubomir S. Popov

Date:

Tue, 14 Nov 2000 11:30:42 -0500

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Thanks Linda,

Lubomir


At 03:46 PM 11/14/2000 -0000, [log in to unmask] wrote:
>Dear all
>
>1.This list really gets me thinking!  I'm not sure about phenomenology, but
>phenomenography, as I have said before, offers real possiblities. As it
>examines phenomena in the lived world through experience. A definition
>follows:
>
>Phenomenography is the empirical study of the limited number of
>qualitatively different ways in which we experience, conceptualise,
>understand, perceive, apprehend etc, various phenomena in and aspects of the
>world around us. These differing experiences, understandings etc are
>characterised in terms of categories of description, logically related to
>each other, and forming hierarchies in relation to given criteria. Such an
>ordered set of categories of description is called the outcome space of the
>phenomenon, concepts in question. Although different kinds of data can be
>used, the dominating method for collecting data is the individual interview
>which is carried out in a dialogical manner. The interviewee is encouraged
>to reflect on previously unthematised aspects of the phenomenon in question.
>The interviews are transcribed verbatim and the analysis is carried out in
>an iterative manner on those transcripts. Distinctly different ways of
>experiencing the phenomenon discussed in the interview are the units of
>analysis and not the single individuals. The categories of description
>corresponding to those differing understandings and the logical relations
>that can be established between them constitute the main results of a
>phenomenographic study. (Marton, 1992)
>
>This research approach has been articulated more fully by Marton and Booth
>(1992) and has also been the subject of several critiques which help give
>some insight into some of the philosophical and theoretical foundations of
>phenomenography (Ashworth and Lucas, 1998; Richardson, 1999). The principles
>and practice of phenomenography are also addressed in Bowden and Walsh,
>1994; Prosser, 1993; Trigwell, 1997 and on the Land of Phenomenography
>website http://www.ped.gu.se/biorn/phgraph/
>
>The other activity related theory I really like for it's absolute simplicity
>is Vygotsky, his 'Zones of Proximal Development' (ZPD) which addresses how
>you can induct someone into a practice. ZPD acknowledges that there are
>informal ways of getting knowledge, but that practical knowledge is context
>specific and that everbody has constructs that are built on through
>practice.
>
>Next to this Argyris and Schon, who argue that we have 'espoused theories',
>or ways we claim we act (often after reflection) which are often very
>different to our 'theories in use', the ways we actually act on which often
>are less easy to deconstruct.
>
>I need to ask another question....
>
>2. I would be very interested to get hold of these proceedings as well as
>the other conferences to which you refer in other messages. 
>
>> Gregory, Judith. 2000. "Activity theory in a 'trading zone' for design
>> research and practice." In Doctoral Education in Design. Foundations for
>> the Future. Proceedings of the La Clusaz Conference, 8-12 July, 2000.
>> David
>> Durling and Ken Friedman, editors. Stoke-on-Trent: Staffordshire
>> University
>> Press.
>> 
>> If you were at La Clusaz, of course, you will find it
>> in the proceedings.
>> 
>Do I contact David Durling at Staffs or some other body for this
>information?
>
>Our centre is currently undertaking a mapping exercise of research relevant
>to learning and teaching in art, design and communication. These proceedings
>would contribute greatly to that exercise. If any list members have
>suggestions for sources of this material, we have developed a research
>mapping methodology and would be grateful for any contributions. Please send
>to me direct and copy to Tina, our research officer who is working on this
>project - [log in to unmask]
>
>Thanks!
>
>
>
>
>*****************************
>
>Linda Drew
>Subject Centre Manager
>Learning and Teaching Support Network
>Art, Design and Communication
>University of Brighton
>68 Grand Parade
>Brighton 
>Sussex BN2 2JY
>
>Tel/fax: 01273 643119
>
>
>




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