Category Archives: Activity Theory

From a thesis to a book: The outcome of overcoming a thousand obstacles!

I had started writing this post as a way to promote my upcoming book: English Language Teacher Education in Chile: A cultural historical activity theory perspective. However, I realised that instead of just promoting the book, I could use this

From a thesis to a book: The outcome of overcoming a thousand obstacles!

I had started writing this post as a way to promote my upcoming book: English Language Teacher Education in Chile: A cultural historical activity theory perspective. However, I realised that instead of just promoting the book, I could use this

Possibilities of expansive learning at the conference arena?

One of the academic activities that I look forward most is participating in conferences. Conferences are great opportunities for rubbing shoulders with the literature and exchanging ideas and views on the latest research in a specific field. Not only that, conferences

Possibilities of expansive learning at the conference arena?

One of the academic activities that I look forward most is participating in conferences. Conferences are great opportunities for rubbing shoulders with the literature and exchanging ideas and views on the latest research in a specific field. Not only that, conferences

“The Historical-Cultural Activity Theory and its contributions to Education, Health and Communication: interview with Yrjö Engeström”: Mónica Lemos, Marco Antonio Pereira-Querol e Ildeberto Muniz de Almeida

In the last week of September 2012, Yrjö Engeström, of the Center for Research on Activity, Development and Learning (CRADLE4), at the Institute of Behavioral Sciences, University of Helsinki, Finland, received us for discussions that had previously been organized by…

“The Historical-Cultural Activity Theory and its contributions to Education, Health and Communication: interview with Yrjö Engeström”: Mónica Lemos, Marco Antonio Pereira-Querol e Ildeberto Muniz de Almeida

In the last week of September 2012, Yrjö Engeström, of the Center for Research on Activity, Development and Learning (CRADLE4), at the Institute of Behavioral Sciences, University of Helsinki, Finland, received us for discussions that had previously been organized by…

52 weeks to submission!

My countdown has started! In 52 weeks I’ll be submitting my thesis!  So the time of pussy footing is over, and the real thing has started. Long hours of writing, editing and rewriting constitute my typical day and will be

52 weeks to submission!

My countdown has started! In 52 weeks I’ll be submitting my thesis!  So the time of pussy footing is over, and the real thing has started. Long hours of writing, editing and rewriting constitute my typical day and will be

From a topic to a thesis. The return!

It is been more than a month that I wrote my last post about my struggle towards an argument for my thesis. Well, I still haven’t resolved the issue, but I am working on it. This time I am doing

From a topic to a thesis. The return!

It is been more than a month that I wrote my last post about my struggle towards an argument for my thesis. Well, I still haven’t resolved the issue, but I am working on it. This time I am doing

The art of interviewing!

I have started interviewing the participants of my study and I’m absolutely thrilled! It’s so exciting to listen and talk to teachers and their views that motivate even more my determination to do this research.Interviewing can be tiring and time

The art of interviewing!

I have started interviewing the participants of my study and I’m absolutely thrilled! It’s so exciting to listen and talk to teachers and their views that motivate even more my determination to do this research.Interviewing can be tiring and time