Posts Tagged: CHAT

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…

The significance of context in qualitative research

As I have rewritten the contribution of my thesis to knowledge, one thing that came up as significant was the context of the study: Chile. I agree with Kumaravadivelu that “All pedagogy, like all politics, is local. To ignore local exigencies is to ignore

The significance of context in qualitative research

As I have rewritten the contribution of my thesis to knowledge, one thing that came up as significant was the context of the study: Chile. I agree with Kumaravadivelu that “All pedagogy, like all politics, is local. To ignore local exigencies is to ignore

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

Fieldwork!

Here I am in Chile to do my fieldwork. It is been 16 months since I started my PhD, and data collection is a crucial stage for my study. I have got 12 weeks to get the necessary data that

Fieldwork!

Here I am in Chile to do my fieldwork. It is been 16 months since I started my PhD, and data collection is a crucial stage for my study. I have got 12 weeks to get the necessary data that

What is the pedagogical Imperative?

Ten days ago I attended two courses as part of the UNSW summer school. The morning course was Classroom-based Research for Language Teachers by David Nunan and the afternoon course  was Sociocultural Theory and the Pedagogical Imperative by James Lantolf. The

What is the pedagogical Imperative?

Ten days ago I attended two courses as part of the UNSW summer school. The morning course was Classroom-based Research for Language Teachers by David Nunan and the afternoon course  was Sociocultural Theory and the Pedagogical Imperative by James Lantolf. The