Re: [xmca] Call for Proposals and Reviewers

From: Carol Macdonald <carolmacdon who-is-at gmail.com>
Date: Mon Jul 14 2008 - 08:22:47 PDT

Mike
Count me in for the latter.
Carol

2008/7/14 Michael A. Evans <mae@vt.edu>:

> Dear All,
>
> Was wondering if there was interest around the following two themes:
>
> > Second life and Other Virtual Environments for education
>
> > The role(s) of qualitative research in the conduct of research on
> learning and
> development
>
> As for the former, our local CHAT reading group is reviewing the attached
> article in which Nardi et al examine World of Warcraft (WoW) from the
> perspective of activity and community ties this is only one example of a
> growing literature base of empirical work on multi-user virtual
> environments
> (MUVES) and massive-multiplayer games (MMOGs)...
>
> Mike mentioned that there might be some folks interested in the second
> theme
> my interest would be in discussing work were doing on mathematical
> manipulatives, mediation, and sense making in the PreK-3 classroom as part
> of an NSF-funded project...
>
> Just thought Id throw out a couple things to see whos interested Id be
> happy to lead/coordinate sessions around either one of these themes...
>
> Thanks!
> Michael~
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> From: Mike Cole <lchcmike@gmail.com>
> Reply-To: <mcole@weber.ucsd.edu>
> Date: Sun, 13 Jul 2008 10:21:19 -0700
> To: "Michael A. Evans" <mae@vt.edu>
> Subject: Re: [xmca] Call for Proposals and Reviewers
>
> >> > From: Mike Cole <lchcmike@gmail.com>
> >> > Reply-To: <mcole@weber.ucsd.edu>, "eXtended Mind, Culture, Activity"
> >> > <xmca@weber.ucsd.edu>
> >> > Date: Thu, 10 Jul 2008 14:42:17 -0700
> >> > To: "eXtended Mind, Culture, Activity" <xmca@weber.ucsd.edu>
> >> > Subject: Re: [xmca] Call for Proposals and Reviewers
> >> >
> >> > Thanks for the reminder, Lois.
> >> >
> >> > AERA is going to be here in San Diego I hear. And the theme is
> >> > interdisciplinarity?
> >> > The first thing that circumstance brings to mind is that several
> people
> >> here
> >> > might be induced to contribute to symposia or
> >> > discussions. But what kind? Some possible themes:
> >> >
> >> > Intervention research as a tool of theory testing: Alternative
> approaches.
> >> > The role(s) of qualitative research in the conduct of research on
> learning
> >> > and development.
> >> > Learning and Development: Any progress in clarifying the issues since
> 1934?
> >> > Second life and Other Virtual Environments for education
> >> > A cultural-historical approach to organizing higher education in the
> social
> >> > sciences
> >> >
> >> > Who is interested in what?
> >> > mike
> >> >
>
>
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