Affiliated Organizations

One of our prime international research partners is the Center for Activity Theory and Developmental Work Research at the University of Helsinki in Finland. The methodology of developmental work research (DWR) relies on interventions aimed at helping practitioners analyze and redesign their activity systems. The theoretical framework is cultural-historical activity theory (CHAT) in which the idea of expansive learning is of central importance.

The SARAH Network of Rehabilitation Hospitals consists of seven fully operational hospital facilities dedicated primarily to the treatment of neurological problems in children and adults. The Network also includes the International Center for Neurosciences and Rehabilitation and the SARAH University for Rehabilitation Sciences. The main pathologies treated at the Network are neurological problems in children.

For information about SARAH, see:

For information about SARAH and LCHC, see:

A TV Interview about the work at SARAH.

International Society for Cultural and Activity Research

International Society for Cultural and Activity Research, San Diego, 2008

YouTube set of pics from ISCAR 2008 conference at UCSD

UCLinks Berkeley
The Fifth Dimension in Turkey
Peter Smagorinsky,

Book Reviews in Education

Center for Human Activity Theory

Fundaci贸n Infancia y Aprendizaje - Spain

Department of Informatics; University of Oslo - Norway

The Cultural Historical AERA Special Interest Group

German Cultural Historical Site - Germany

Luria Memorial Site


Nordic Network

Penn State's Center for Language Acquisition