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[Xmca-l] Re: Sociocritical theory a la Kris G



Mike,
Could you share the citation of your article with Engestrom on design
experimentation?
Not sure I have it.
-greg

On Wed, Dec 10, 2014 at 9:26 PM, mike cole <mcole@ucsd.edu> wrote:

> That covers a lot of territory not to connect with, Henry!  :-)
> But it is interesting and relevant that you found Engestrom useful because
> both Kris and I have worked with him over the years, so there must be
> something in common there.
>
> So what if i said that imagination is always a mashup? Would that help make
> connections?
> Check out the article that Engestrom and i wrote together on approaches to
> intervention research and the approach called "design experimentation."
> That would be a bridge to what Kris is talking about.
>
> This is a time when a lot can change, for sure.
>
> mike
>
>
>
> On Wed, Dec 10, 2014 at 3:15 PM, HENRY SHONERD <hshonerd@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> > Luisa and Mike,
> > My depth of knowledge in the xmca chat, its foundations, is much
> shallower
> > than yours, so the articles by Pelaprat and Cole and Gutierrez don’t
> evoke
> > nearly the connections for me, I am sure, but enough that I think it
> worth
> > sharing. In reading the Pelaprat&Cole article (Gap and Imagination) AND
> > Gutierrez I came across Engstrom in the bibliography. I found his article
> > on Expansive Learning on the internet. It brings to my mind the idea of
> > “mashing up” that David K., I believe, likes to use. As well it brings to
> > my mind Langacker’s notion of symbolic assemblies, which brings together
> > grammar and discourse (i.e., usage-based grammar) unshackled by grammar
> as
> > static constituency. Furthermore, I work with urban Indians in a charter
> > school here in Albuquerque. I am convinced that dialog a al Bakhtin,
> > Freire, and Horton are the key to what I am trying to do, perhaps as much
> > as many of you are trying to do with this chat. In light of the ferment
> in
> > the country over the killings of unarmed Black men, there is hope now for
> > the kind of flourishing that Andy’s article talks about in the article
> that
> > he has sent to us recently on a number of occasions. I hope this email
> does
> > not seem ungrounded, rather that it adds one more voice to a call for
> > relevance and relationship, without a loss of rigor.
> > Henry
> >
> > > On Dec 10, 2014, at 1:50 PM, Luisa Aires <laires11@gmail.com> wrote:
> > >
> > > Dear Mike and ALL
> > >
> > > Thank you for sharing Kris´ thoughts about culture, education,
> literacy,
> > > development...
> > > This text evokes me the foundations of xmca - to deconstruct the
> origins
> > of
> > > the historical-cultural theory and expand it with scientific, social,
> > > cultural, historical contemporary thoughts and movements.
> > >
> > > Kris shares with us a huge and rich lecture, a pedagogical framework
> that
> > > could mediate very rich xmca discussions. Let me mention some powerful
> > > constructs that we could discuss:
> > > - Third space
> > > - Nondominant communities
> > > - ZPD
> > > - Zo –ped (a “wonderful” construct)
> > > - Literacy - sociocritical literacy
> > > - Grounding theoretical concepts
> > > - Sincretic testimonios
> > > - Reframing learning, teaching, education, development
> > >
> > > What do you think?
> > >
> > > All the best,
> > > Luísa
> > >
> > > 2014-12-10 18:38 GMT+00:00 mike cole <mcole@ucsd.edu>:
> > >
> > >> I would like to pick up on Dana's call for continued discussion of
> > politics
> > >> and power in relation to theorizing the role of culture in human
> > >> development.
> > >>
> > >> To this end, Kris says its ok to publish her Scribner lecture on this
> > topic
> > >> (and warnst that she has a new and better version of her thinking
> > waiting
> > >> in the wings).
> > >>
> > >> So, attached is Kris's paper as a common grounding for a discussion.
> If
> > >> you-all would stick to the subject line, or when you feel the urge,
> > >> create a new, related, subject line, if you would so label it, such
> > measure
> > >> might stabilize an always heterochronous discussion.
> > >>
> > >> If others have alternative suggestions, speak up!
> > >>
> > >> mike
> > >>
> > >>
> > >>
> > >> --
> > >> It is the dilemma of psychology to deal with a natural science with an
> > >> object that creates history. Ernst Boesch.
> > >>
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > > --
> > > Department of Education and Distance Learning, Universidade Aberta
> > > Centre of Studies on Migrations and Intercultural Relations (CEMRI)
> > > R. Amial, nº 752, 4200-055 Porto, Portugal
> > > laires@uab.pt
> > > www.uab.pt
> >
> >
> >
>
>
> --
> It is the dilemma of psychology to deal with a natural science with an
> object that creates history. Ernst Boesch.
>



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