This is of interest to me and integrates with my dissertation topic
which has to do with the meaningful integration of Learning Sciences,
Multicultural Ed, EdTech and Bilingual Ed in teacher preparation
programs. The CHAT framework has a still evolving role in this
integration for me.
So I'd be interested in any next steps. As Mike mentioned I'm working
to excavate the prior CHAT course as well ;-)
Mike Cole wrote:
> Of course I could be counted on to think this an interesting idea.
> Lars is posting the
> chat course from last quarter and Kevin is seeking the records of the
> intro course
> from 2003. But what would the topic be? Not obvious.
> On 5/15/06, Tony Whitson <email@example.com> wrote:
>> Interesting idea, Don.
>> While we're at this, I'm wondering about Legitimate Peripheral
>> Participation (LPP) in Communities of Practice (CoP) as a related
>> framework (i.e., Lave, Wenger, et al.).
>> CoP theory seems more immediately obvious as a framework for design for
>> doctoral preparation; but CoP & CHAT seem compatable, overlapping, etc.
>> but not identical. Don, your suggestion could provide a concrete
>> focus for
>> exploring the relationships between these frameworks.
>> On Mon, 15 May 2006, Cunningham, Donald James wrote:
>> > I have been interested in the Carnegie Initiative on the Doctorate
>> > (there is a recent article about it in the Educational Researcher -
>> > archer/3503/3592-03_Shulman_RN_C.pdf). It occurred to me that in our
>> > quest to identify good existing examples of zopeds, an alternative
>> > strategy might be to design one. Often it is easier to understand
>> > something you have created than something you are looking at from the
>> > outside. What would a doctoral program built along the principles of
>> > CHAT look like? For example, would there be "leading activities"
>> > "social situations of development" and/or
>> > "meaning-formation-activities". If so, what are some examples? Would
>> > using Engestrom's triangles assist us in designing or revising a
>> > doctoral program? In what way would the essence of a zoped be
>> > Maybe some of you already know of such programs and could tell us
>> > them.
>> > Anyone interested in exploring this?
>> > Don Cunningham
>> > Indiana University
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