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[Xmca-l] Re: Messages on XMCA

mike cole <lchcmike@gmail.com> wrote:
>Mediation through artifacts is wonderfully illustrated 

...by the fact th at all my xmca marriages are arriving in triplicate.

Bruce Robinson

in the article,
>"Sound of the violin" by Ernst Boesch which can be found on the lchc
>website in the old newsletter.
>In the article by Peg Griffin and myself, this one at my web page on
>the lchc.ucsd.edu site, called "Current activity for the future" we
>an example of a kid whose activity is being mediated, among other
>by a computer game and micro world, and another case of
>kids engaged in a form of work activity. Also relevant to discussions
>of "scaffolding versus zopeds", but just the examples cut out from the
>heavier theoretical stuff may suffice.
>For practical activity AND mediation there are some fine articles by
>Geoff Saxe on money and trade using different counting systems,
>modes of representing numbers using artifacts that change
>historically, and even some intergenerational developmental patterns.
>For play, my favorite example is Chapter 26 from Vivian Paley's book,
>*Boys and Girls*, all of which I find wonderful.
>David Lancy has a text full of examples from other cultures called
>something like "the anthropology of learning."
>Always fun to teach human development classes if the circumstances are
>too miserable!
>On Sat, Oct 5, 2013 at 10:35 AM, Elizabeth Hadley Nickrenz <
>nickrenz@uchicago.edu> wrote:
>> Right now I am busiest with the start of my Introduction to Human
>> Development course, looking back on rough spots from last year and
>> to figure out how to fine-tune and improve them. Which reminds me, I
>had a
>> question I wanted to ask you all. Does anyone have any examples of
>> "mediation through artifacts" and/or  "practical activity" that they
>> found particularly helpful in illustrating these concepts for
>> undergraduates?
>> Best,
>> Elizabeth Fein, Ph.D.
>> Department of Comparative Human Development
>> University of Chicago
>> ________________________________________
>> From: xmca-l-bounces@mailman.ucsd.edu
>> on behalf of mike cole [lchcmike@gmail.com]
>> Sent: Thursday, October 03, 2013 4:01 PM
>> To: xmca-l@ucsd.edu; eXtended Mind, Culture,Activity
>> Cc: Bruce Jones
>> Subject: [Xmca-l]  Messages on XMCA
>> Bruce is asking about absence of email on xmca. I have sent a couple
>> message, but of course do not
>> see them except later on the accumulated list.
>> What's new? There sure are a lot of you out there. Hit  reply and say
>> something about what you
>> are working on or wondering about.
>> For example, I have been fussing over vocabulary confusions in a
>> that I visit in Colorado taught by
>> Kris G.  Learning, development, practice, zoped, social situation of
>> development, context...... how are they related in Vygotky's theor??
>> questions like that.
>> And you??
>> mike

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