Apprenticeship in Thinking Cognitive Development in Social Context

ISBN-10: 0195070038
ISBN-13: 9780195070033
Edition: 1991 (Reprint)
Authors: Barbara Rogoff
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Description: In this book, the author explores the mental developmental of children. unlike Piaget, Rogoff sees learning as an apprenticeship - a social activity that is mediated by parents and peers who support and challenge the child's understanding and  More...

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Book details

List price: $54.95
Copyright year: 1991
Publisher: Oxford University Press, Incorporated
Publication date: 2/28/1991
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 272
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.078
Language: English

In this book, the author explores the mental developmental of children. unlike Piaget, Rogoff sees learning as an apprenticeship - a social activity that is mediated by parents and peers who support and challenge the child's understanding and skills. The author examines the dynamic relationship between thinking processes and the cultural context, gathering evidence from various areas. By integrating available evidence and her own research, Rogoff provides a coherent and broadlybased account of cognitive development in the sociocultural context. Written in a provocative and engaging style, the text is supplemented by forty photographs and original drawings by the author.

Cognitive Development in Social Context
The Individual and the Sociocultural Context
Conceiving the Relationship of the Social World and the Individual
The Sociocultural Context of Cognitive Activity
Processes of Guided Participation
Providing Bridges from Known to New
Structuring Situations and Transferring Responsibility
Cultural Universals and Variations in Guided Participation
Cognitive Development Through Interaction with Adults and Peers
Explanations of Cognitive Development through Social Interaction: Vygotsky and Piaget
Evidence of Learning from Guided Participation with Adults
Peer Interaction and Cognitive Development
Shared Thinking and Guided Participation

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