RE: [xmca] Help with doctoral studies

From: jose david herazo <jherazo4 who-is-at>
Date: Mon May 19 2008 - 19:56:01 PDT

Thanks a lot for the information.
I have already e-mailed professor Lantolf, I hope he can make the time to answer as I guess he must be very busy.
Unfortunaltely I am not attending the conference as I did not know about ISCAR, or its conference. I will surely find out more about this society soon, as I will probably be interested in becoming a member.
Thanks again
JOSE DAVID > Subject: RE: [xmca] Help with doctoral studies> Date: Mon, 19 May 2008 19:18:19 -0700> From: emily who-is-at> To:> > Hi Jose, > I'll add my voice here as well.> Jim introduced me to Vygotsky - in fact one of the first classes I took at Penn State was on dynamic assessment led by he and Matt Poehner... and that became my the focus of my doctoral work, though not in second language, but in regards to high stakes tests and reading (I'm in education). > If you are going to ISCAR, Jim will be there as our discussant for a double symposium on dynamic assessment (with Kozulin, Roth, Robbins, Poehner, Atencio, Iddings, and myself) and you may want to meet up with him if you don't contact him sooner. Steve Thorne will also be at ISCAR. > ~ Emily> > > -----Original Message-----> From: [] On Behalf Of Tony Perone> Sent: Monday, May 19, 2008 8:57 AM> To: eXtended Mind, Culture, Activity> Subject: Re: [xmca] Help with doctoral studies> > Hi Jose David,> > I also recommend Jim Lantolf's work. Jim was my mentor when I was an> undergraduate student and he introduced me to Vygotsky's work. In addition> to the reference Andy cites, Jim has two other edited books on second> language learning and teaching with a sociocultural perspective, plus a> host of articles on the topic. Other edited books of his you may find> relevant:> > Lantolf, J. P. (Ed.)(2000). Sociocultural theory and second language> learning.Oxford:Oxford University Press.> > Lantolf, J. P., & Appel, G. (Eds.) (1994). Vygotskian approaches to second> language research. Norwood NJ: Ablex.> > Tony Perone> > > On Mon, May 19, 2008 10:25 am, Andy Jocuns wrote:> > Lantolf, J. P., & Thorne, S. L. (2006). Sociocultural theory and the> > sociogenesis of second language development. New York: Oxford University> > Press.> >> > On Sun, May 18, 2008 at 5:06 PM, Mike Cole <> wrote:> >> >> Hi Jose David--> >>> >> As you can tell from the discussions, there are some divisions of> >> opinion> >> on> >> XMCA about who the most effective researchers writing in the field of> >> second/foreign language learning working> >> within a socio-cultural-historical activity approach are.> >>> >> May I suggest a resource closer to home?:> >>> >> Jorge Larreamendy-Joerns> >> Profesor Asociado y Director> >> Departamento de Psicología> >> Universidad de los Andes> >>> >>> >> Jorge and his colleagues have just initiated a graduate program using> >> the> >> family of theoretical approaches that interest you and is himself an> >> accomplished> >> student of language and education, broadly conceived. We are discussing> >> ways> >> to link his program via internet video to various programs in the US and> >> no> >> reason> >> why second language specialists would not be involved.> >>> >> If no one comes up with a perfect solution for you in the US, where> >> resources to support foreign grad students are often hard to come by,> >> Jorge's program may offer a> >> local good solution. In any event, he is very knowledgeable and can> >> advise> >> you.> >>> >> mike> >>> >>> >>> >>> >> On Sun, May 18, 2008 at 1:15 PM, jose david herazo> >> <>> >> wrote:> >>> >> >> >> > Dear All:> >> >> >> > I have been reading your comments and discussions of the different> >> topics> >> > that has been posted. This has helped me not only to cla> > _______________________________________________> xmca mailing list>>> _______________________________________________> xmca mailing list>>
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