Re: [xmca] Concepts, word and meaning

Date: Sat Jan 28 2006 - 18:54:48 PST

<P>&nbsp;interested in seeing other researcher's opinions. &nbsp;great discussion<BR><BR><FONT SIZE=2><B>Peter Smagorinsky &lt;;</B></FONT><BR><FONT SIZE=2>Sent by:</FONT><BR><FONT SIZE=2>01/27/2006 11:36 AM EST</FONT><BR><FONT SIZE=2>Please respond to &quot;eXtended Mind, Culture, Activity&quot;</FONT><BR><BR> <FONT SIZE=2>To:</FONT> <FONT SIZE=2>&quot;eXtended Mind, Culture, Activity&quot; &lt;;</FONT><BR> <FONT SIZE=2>cc:</FONT> <BR> <FONT SIZE=2>bcc:</FONT> <BR> <FONT SIZE=2>Subject:</FONT> <FONT SIZE=2>Re: [xmca] Concepts, word and meaning</FONT><BR> <BR><BR></P><P><FONT FACE="Monospace,Courier">I imagine that a concept can serve the purpose of a &quot;tool,&quot; which Mike<BR>treats as an artifact (we may already have 3 terms in play that have<BR>contested definitions--concept, tool, artifact). &nbsp;But I think it depends on<BR>how a person uses it. p<BR>At 10:04 AM 1/27/2006 -0600, you wrote:<BR></FONT><BR><FONT FACE="Monospace,Courier">&gt;Peter;<BR>&gt;<BR>&gt;Nice overview, it succinctly summarizes the view Vygotsky held pertaining<BR>&gt;to the interplay between a person's everyday experiences and the formal<BR>&gt;register expected in the specific training grounds where rigid expectations<BR>&gt;are reinforced.<BR>&gt;<BR>&gt;Would researchers in the CHAT tradition feel comfortable equating<BR>&gt;Vygotsky's concept with artifact? &nbsp;Does artifact have a formal overtone or<BR>&gt;do artifacts have a more all encompassing character that transfers to<BR>&gt;everyday experiences?<BR>&gt;<BR>&gt;eric<BR>&gt;<BR>&gt;eric<BR>&gt;<BR>&gt;<BR>&gt;<BR>&gt;<BR>&gt; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; Peter<BR>&gt;<BR>&gt; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; Smagorinsky &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;To: &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;&quot;eXtended Mind,<BR>&gt; Culture, Activity&quot; &lt;;<BR>&gt; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &lt;; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;cc:<BR>&gt;<BR>&gt; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &

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