Conference announcement

From: Phil Chappell (
Date: Tue Feb 17 2004 - 02:57:51 PST

If you fancy a a winter retreat in sunny Sydney (or just outside it,
actually), the following might just be for you!

International Society for Cultural and Activity Research(ISCAR)
Regional Conference

Application of Activity Theory to Education, Information Systems and
12-13 July 2004

Seth Chaiklin
The President of ISCAR
Department of Pedagogical Psychology,
The Danish University of Education, Copenhagen, Denmark
Seth will talk about the zone of proximal development in Vygotsky’s
analysis of learning and instruction

David Jonassen
Distinguished Professor of Education Joint Appointment with School of
Information Science and Learning Technologies, University of Missouri,
Columbia, the USA
David's talk will focus on Collaborative problem solving as activity

Mariane Hedegaard
Department of Psychology
University of Copenhagen, Denmark
Mariane will talk about her research into Youth conceptions of their
own placement and contribution to society based on the
cultural-historical approach of Vygotsky and Leontiev. Motives,
identity and freedom to express oneself will be discussed.

Hosted by
The Faculty of Education
The School of Economics and Information Systems
University of Wollongong
NSW Australia


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