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[Xmca-l] Re: Nate's new webpage on Vygotsky



What's wrong with the scaffolding metaphor?
Henry

On Sep 8, 2014, at 5:18 PM, mike cole <mcole@ucsd.edu> wrote:

> The comparison of the different forms of dialogicality IS interesting, Ed,
> at least to me. At present I fear that the leading Bakhtinians among us
> have moved on to other forums, so not sure who will be reading or is
> interested.
> 
> I regretted their acceptance of the scaffolding metaphor. I really believe
> it is misleading in important ways, as easily as it comes to mind
> (including my own). But its one of those topics that while it has been
> around for a long time (early 1980's at least, not long after Wood, Bruner,
> et al started using the term), gets no traction.
> mike
> 
> On Mon, Sep 8, 2014 at 12:25 PM, Ed Wall <ewall@umich.edu> wrote:
> 
>> Thanks for this, Mike. The piece about Vygotsky and Bhaktin in regard to
>> the ZPD is quite interesting. I'd be interested to hear comments  from the
>> list.
>> 
>> Ed
>> 
>> On Sep 8, 2014, at  1:16 PM, mike cole wrote:
>> 
>>> Check it out!
>>> mike
>>> 
>>> http://webpages.charter.net/schmolze1/vygotsky/vygotsky.html
>>> 
>>> --
>>> 
>>> Development and Evolution are both ... "processes of construction and re-
>>> construction in which heterogeneous resources are contingently but more
>> or
>>> less reliably reassembled for each life cycle." [Oyama, Griffiths, and
>>> Gray, 2001]
>> 
>> 
>> 
> 
> 
> -- 
> 
> Development and Evolution are both ... "processes of construction and re-
> construction in which heterogeneous resources are contingently but more or
> less reliably reassembled for each life cycle." [Oyama, Griffiths, and
> Gray, 2001]