Posts Tagged: Education

Blogs and Connected Educators


This is a very good post about blogging and its potentiality in education. Blogging can be a fruitful tool which works well in a social pedagogy design. Blogs and Connected Educators.

Blogs and Connected Educators


This is a very good post about blogging and its potentiality in education. Blogging can be a fruitful tool which works well in a social pedagogy design. Blogs and Connected Educators.

Why do I blog?


On Friday I was one panelist at  a seminar on blogging at CEDAM. It was a very interesting conversation about blogging, types of blogs, and various uses. I was asked my motivation to write blogs and as  a blogger this is my

Why do I blog?


On Friday I was one panelist at  a seminar on blogging at CEDAM. It was a very interesting conversation about blogging, types of blogs, and various uses. I was asked my motivation to write blogs and as  a blogger this is my

To be or not to be… a researcher?


To be or not to be… a researcher. That´s the question! identity issues? Well, as part of the PhD experience I have definitively been crafting a new identity: an identity which represents the practices and self of being  a learner, an academic, and a researcher.

To be or not to be… a researcher?


To be or not to be… a researcher. That´s the question! identity issues? Well, as part of the PhD experience I have definitively been crafting a new identity: an identity which represents the practices and self of being  a learner, an academic, and a researcher.

2011: the year of the code!


Here I am back in my office with  the Coding manual for qualitative researchers in one hand and my data on the other and I have got this feeling of what do I do now? I collected heaps of data: interviews, documents,

2011: the year of the code!


Here I am back in my office with  the Coding manual for qualitative researchers in one hand and my data on the other and I have got this feeling of what do I do now? I collected heaps of data: interviews, documents,

Knowledge is socially and culturally constructed


Last weekend I participated in the AARE workshop “The Utility of theories in Educational Research” held in Charles Sturt University, Bathrust. After a bit of travel hassle  I arrived in Bathrust just in time to participate in the introductory session. Joanne Orlando,

Knowledge is socially and culturally constructed


Last weekend I participated in the AARE workshop “The Utility of theories in Educational Research” held in Charles Sturt University, Bathrust. After a bit of travel hassle  I arrived in Bathrust just in time to participate in the introductory session. Joanne Orlando,

Cultural- Historical perspectives on teacher education development


A book that I am reading now is Cultural- Historical perspectives on teacher education development. What I can say after reading the preface and a couple of chapters is that Cultural-historical Perspectives on Teacher Education and Development is an outstanding

Cultural- Historical perspectives on teacher education development


A book that I am reading now is Cultural- Historical perspectives on teacher education development. What I can say after reading the preface and a couple of chapters is that Cultural-historical Perspectives on Teacher Education and Development is an outstanding

What does sociocultural theory offer L2 teacher education?


This week I have focused my readings and thoughts on this question: What does sociocultural theory offer L2 teacher education?

Of course, the answer is not simple, this question includes two major topics: first L2 teacher education and second, sociocultural theory. Here I am trying to organize my thoughts with more questions: what is language? what is teaching? what is teacher learning?what is the link between teacher learning and student learning? Does sociocultural theory give an account for the cognitive and social dimensions of learning? How do you analyse learning with a sociocultural perspective? What’s the difference of emphasis btweeen sociocultural theory and activity theory?

What does sociocultural theory offer L2 teacher education?


This week I have focused my readings and thoughts on this question: What does sociocultural theory offer L2 teacher education?

Of course, the answer is not simple, this question includes two major topics: first L2 teacher education and second, sociocultural theory. Here I am trying to organize my thoughts with more questions: what is language? what is teaching? what is teacher learning?what is the link between teacher learning and student learning? Does sociocultural theory give an account for the cognitive and social dimensions of learning? How do you analyse learning with a sociocultural perspective? What’s the difference of emphasis btweeen sociocultural theory and activity theory?