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[Xmca-l] Re: The Concepts of CHAT

A web page without an interested and active webmaster looking after and updating will always be a fossil. A volunteer to maintain the UCSD webpages has to be a part of the CHAT discussion AND an employee of UCSD with permissions on the server.
*Andy Blunden*

mike cole wrote:
Now what to do about that clunky xmca web page?
Any volunteers to provide the proper facilities?

On Thu, Mar 5, 2015 at 11:46 AM, Greg Thompson <greg.a.thompson@gmail.com <mailto:greg.a.thompson@gmail.com>> wrote:

    Is there a website somewhere that these sorts of things can be
    E.g., I just noticed that XMCA's (kinda clunky!) home page has
    links to
    videos from 2010 and 2008 but nothing more recent.

    Seems a shame for this link only to appear on Andy's page and in
    this email
    that will soon be buried...

    Anyone have any ideas?


    On Wed, Mar 4, 2015 at 4:47 PM, Andy Blunden <ablunden@mira.net
    <mailto:ablunden@mira.net>> wrote:

    > In January and February, I delivered 10 lectures on *The
    Concepts of CHAT*
    > in Melbourne.
    > I have edited them up into a series of videos, using the PowerPoint
    > slides, subtitles and audience views to enhance the talking head.
    > Shukla Sikder and Feiyan Chen did a great job in video recording
    the whole
    > thing and the quality is good.
    > The concepts covered are: Action, behaviour and consciousness;
    > method; unity and dichotomy;  Analysis by units and germ cell;  Word
> meaning and artefact-mediated action, dual stimulation; Perezhivanie and
    > catharsis, social situation of development, disability/compensation;
    > Concepts during childhood;  Spontaneous, true and actual
    concepts; the
    > emotions; Activity: operations, actions and activities; Object
    of activity
    > in Leontyev, Engeström and Vygotsky; Project as unit of social life.
    > The videos and a link to the prescribed reading is at
    > https://vimeo.com/groups/301100/
    > There's 10 hours of video there, so I don't expect reviews from
    > but anyone teaching CHAT might consider whether it meets some of
    > needs. I try to confine myself to what I know something about
    and as best I
    > could, stayed away from issues of Psychology and Learning
    Science of which
    > I am ignorant. Just the Concepts.
    > Andy
    > --
    > ------------------------------------------------------------------------
    > *Andy Blunden*
    > http://home.pacific.net.au/~andy/

    Gregory A. Thompson, Ph.D.
    Assistant Professor
    Department of Anthropology
    880 Spencer W. Kimball Tower
    Brigham Young University
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It is the dilemma of psychology to deal as a natural science with an object that creates history. Ernst Boesch.