Re: [xmca] 2nd Sociocultural Theory in Education Conference

From: Shirley Franklin <s.franklin who-is-at>
Date: Tue May 08 2007 - 07:30:39 PDT

No Fall yet - only the start of summer!
I thought you were speaking at the LSE nest week? I was looking
forward to hearing/meeting you
On 8 May 2007, at 15:25, Mike Cole wrote:

> Looks like a great lineup, Valerie.
> Ah, to be in England, now that Fall is there!!
> mike
> On 5/8/07, Valerie Farnsworth <>
> wrote:
>> Generator Microsoft Word 11 (filtered medium) Dear Colleagues
>> We are writing to remind those interested in attending The 2nd
>> Sociocultural Theory in Education Conference: Theory, Identity and
>> Learning
>> that the deadlines are approaching. The deadline for abstract
>> submission is
>> 15 May (notifications will be sent by 1 June) and early
>> registration fees
>> are due before 1 June.
>> The 2nd Sociocultural Theory in Education Conference: Theory,
>> Identity and
>> Learning will be held at the University of Manchester from 10-11
>> September
>> 2007 (starting 10.30am 10th Sept., ending 4:30pm 11th Sept.)
>> Scheduled keynote speakers with expertise in sociocultural theory,
>> mathematics education, and science education include:
>> Landsdowne Professor Wolff-Michael Roth, Applied Cognitive Science,
>> University of Victoria, British Columbia
>> Professor Anna Sfard, Department of Education, University of Haifa,
>> Israel; Institute of Education, University of London; Division of
>> Science
>> and Mathematics Education, Michigan State University, US
>> Dr Etienne Wenger, Independent Researcher and Consultant on
>> Communities of
>> Practice
>> Professor Julian Williams, Learning, Teaching and Assessment,
>> University
>> of Manchester
>> The conference is organised by the Socio-cultural Theory Interest
>> Group
>> (ScTIG), School of Education with support from the British Academy
>> in the
>> form of a British Conference Grant.
>> Participants are encouraged to submit abstracts and papers in
>> advance for
>> publication on the conference website, and subsequently for
>> reading prior to
>> the sessions. The conference aims to stimulate debate and to inform
>> understanding of new ways of theorizing the active subject within
>> socio-cultural theory within the context of empirical studies of
>> learning in
>> school and other learning contexts. Apart from the keynote
>> addresses, we do
>> not intend that participants' papers will be presented orally;
>> however,
>> participation in academic debate is very much the ethos of the
>> conference.
>> We see the purpose of the abstracts/papers as being to fuel the
>> discussion,
>> and also to give participants the opportunity to share their ideas
>> with
>> others in a spirit of collegiate collaboration.
>> You can find out more about us and the conference via our website
>> Please feel free to email if you
>> experience any problems accessing the website, or need
>> registration forms
>> mailed to you in other formats. A limited number of student
>> bursaries are
>> available and applications are available online or from Valerie
>> Farnsworth.
>> We hope to meet you at the conference.
>> Dr Valerie Farnsworth, Dr Pauline Davis,
>> and the Sociocultural Theory Interest Group Conference Committee
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