Might you help us with the davydov-LSV abstraction-generalization discussion
from your POV.
There has also been a lot written in Russian. Some of it is translated. AA
Leontiev is an obvious
On 6/2/05, Wolff-Michael Roth <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> Hi Ana,
> there has been a lot of work in linguistics from CHAT
> perspective--reviewed in some 1984 papers, but which are in German,
> unfortunately for many here on the list.
> On 2-Jun-05, at 6:17 AM, Phil Chappell wrote:
> > On 02/06/2005, at 5:35 AM, Ana Marjanovic-Shane wrote:
> >> What I am interested in is developing a CHAT theory of language --
> >> so all these different ways to look at it as an activity are very
> >> helpful.
> >> Ana
> > Dear Ana, Mike, and All,
> > I'm a little hesitant to go too far here, as my own previous attempts
> > here to sow the seeds of a group object/motive of discussing AT and a
> > theory of language haven't really resulted in much - I often wonder
> > whether any mention of systemics and Michael Halliday results in an
> > impulsive "hit hit the delete" response ;-) And whither Bernstein...
> > But Ana's interest is an interest that many here have, I feel, and it
> > has often been said that the xmca community lacks a fully articulated
> > theory of language, just as the SFL community is often derided for
> > lacking a fully articulate theory of human learning. I'm struggling
> > right now with a study from the SFL "Sydney school" in an attempt to
> > make explicit a pedagogical approach that foregrounds the linguistic
> > features that afford students access to future human activity that
> > they may otherwise be denied. But that is a red herring here.
> > Should anyone here wish to pursue the discussion of a theory of
> > language "for chat", I'd like to offer up the suggestion that we read
> > Gordon Well's paper: The complementary contributions of Halliday and
> > Vygotsky to a 'language-based theory of learning', and I also think
> > that the various ecological views of language may be worthwhile to
> > pursue.
> > So, any takers to assemble a couple of papers? I have an electronic
> > version of Gordon's paper that we will need to get approval to use
> > first.
> > I'll leave it there and hope there may be a couple here interested in
> > making a motive.......
> > Phil
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