Until the end of October it is British Summer Time then clocks go back
an hour to GMT. This quaint custom was introduced in WW1 to enable
farmers to produce more. It now persists due to the claim that its
abolition would result in the deaths of many Scottish schoolchildren who
would go to school in the dark.
Mike Cole wrote:
> Hi Valerie-- Sounds interesting to lots of people. Is this something we
> sould link on the lchc web pages? Might the readings
> be of sufficient interest to simply distribute?
> How does the discussion work? I assume 16:00-17:30 is greenwich mean time?
> On 9/15/06, Valerie Farnsworth <Valerie.Farnsworth@manchester.ac.uk> wrote:
>> Generator Microsoft Word 11 (filtered medium) Socio-cultural Theory
>> Interest Group (ScTIG)
>> School of Education, University of Manchester (UK)
>> ' Wednesday Seminars'
>> ScTIG ' Wednesday Seminars' are open to faculty, research staff, and
>> doctoral students interested in socio-cultural theory and Cultural
>> Historical Activity Theory (CHAT). Snacks will be provided by ScTIG
>> and readings are distributed in advance.
>> WHERE: University of Manchester, Humanities Devas Street, Room AG.9,
>> (Block A, Ground Floor)
>> WHEN: 16.00 to 17.30
>> 27 September -- Theoretical Groundwork
>> 11 October -- Tools for Analysis: Identity and Activity Systems
>> 18 October -- Discourse Analysis and Identity
>> 15 November -- A Cultural Historical Perspective on Discourse
>> 29 November -- Recent Research from ScTIG members (Black, L., Davis, P.,
>> Harris, D., Williams, J.)
>> 6 December -- Discourse Analysis and Context
>> 13 December -- Theory in Use: Some Examples
>> The ScTIG group, which began as a discussion/reading group, draws
>> researchers who use socio-cultural theory to inform their work in
>> areas of education. We welcome people from across the university with a
>> range of interests to join our reading group.
>> For more details and a reading packet, contact
>> More information about ScTIG and its members is available from
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