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Versions of Vygotsky.

Gillen, Julia (2000) Versions of Vygotsky. British Journal of Educational Studies, 48 (2). pp. 183-198. ISSN 0007-1005

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Abstract

The current prominent influence of the theories of L. S. Vygotsky on studies of education, particularly of pedagogic practice, requires a re-examination. The dominance of deficient editions of his writings has had regrettable consequences such as a misplaced reading of the ‘one of proximal development’ The publication of his recent, albeit incomplete, Collected Works in English affords an opportunity to reassess Vygotsky' work. Potential areas for such rethinking include: a comparison between his work and influence with that of Piaget; Vygotsky' own epistemology and methodology; and the relevance of his approach to contemporary concerns.

Item Type: Article
Journal or Publication Title: British Journal of Educational Studies
Subjects: P Language and Literature > P Philology. Linguistics
Departments: Faculty of Arts & Social Sciences > Linguistics & English Language
ID Code: 1127
Deposited By: Dr Julia Gillen
Deposited On: 01 Feb 2008 11:47
Refereed?: Yes
Published?: Published
Last Modified: 26 Jul 2012 14:59
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URI: http://eprints.lancs.ac.uk/id/eprint/1127

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