Activity Theory in Practice Promoting Learning Across Boundaries and Agencies
This ground-breaking book brings together cutting-edge researchers who study the transformation of practice through the enhancement and transformation of expertise. This is an important moment for such a contribution because expertise is in More...
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This ground-breaking book brings together cutting-edge researchers who study the transformation of practice through the enhancement and transformation of expertise. This is an important moment for such a contribution because expertise is in transition - moving toward collaboration in inter-organizational fields and continuous shaping of transformations.
Hugh Lauder is Professor of Education and Political Economy, and Head of the Policy and Management Research Group, at the University of Bath, UK.Harry Daniels is Professor of Education: Culture and Pedagogy, Head of the Learning as Cultural and Social Practice Research Programme, and Director of the Centre for Sociocultural and Activity Theory Research at the University of Bath, UK.Michael Young is Professor of Education at the Institute of Education, University of London, Visiting Professor at the University of Bath and is an Honorary Professor at the Universities of Pretoria and Witwatersrand and Capital Normal University, Beijing.Maria Balarin is Lecturer in the Department of Education, University of Bath, UK.John Lowe is Lecturer in the Department of Education, University of Bath, UK.
Intermedia, University of Oslo, Norway
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|From diagnosis to clients: constructing the object of collaborative development between physiotherapy educators and workplaces|
|The meaning of physical presence: an analysis of the introduction of process-optimisation software in a chemical pulp mill|
|Towards co-configuration in home care of the elderly: cultivating agency by designing and implementing the Mobility Agreement|
|Expansive learning, expansive labour: conceptualising the social production of labour-power within multi-agency working|
|Identifying learning in interprofessional discourse: the development of an analytic protocol|
|Implicit or invisible mediation in the development of interagency work|
|Working relationally at organisational boundaries: negotiating expertise and identity|
|Breaking through silence: tackling controversial barriers through interprofessional engagement|
|Agency vs constraint: the role of external agencies in interprofessional engagement|
|Adaptation and generalisation in software product development|
|Joint designs for working in wikis: a case of practicing across settings and modes of work|