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written by Valerie K. Otero
edited by Edward F. Redish and Matilde Vicentini
published by the IOS Press
Socio-cultural theoretical perspectives have been used within the mathematics and science education research communities for over 20 years. These perspectives have helped educational researchers move beyond investigations of what is happening inside the head of the individual and into investigations of learning as it takes place in the broader classroom "context." One of the fundamental features of the socio-cultural perspective is the notion that cognition is not only impacted by "context" but is also co-constitutive of "context." The context is dynamically created by all of the elements within the classroom including the students and their conceptual development. The term "context" is defined here as the student, the student interacting with tools and the student interacting with others and with tools. This dynamic definition of context is necessary if the researcher seeks to understand how participation leads to learning.
Proceedings of the International School of Physics "Enrico Fermi" Course CLVI
Part of the Research on Physics Education series
Varenna, Italy: July 15-25, 2003
Volume 156, Pages 447-472
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Education - Basic Research
- Cognition
- Learning Theory
General Physics
- Physics Education Research
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cognition, conceptual development, context, social interaction, socio-cultural theory
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V. Otero, presented at the Proceedings of the International School of Physics "Enrico Fermi" Course CLVI, Varenna, Italy, 2003, WWW Document, (http://spot.colorado.edu/%7Eotero/OTERO_2_MEDIATED_ACTION.pdf).
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V. Otero, Cognitive processes and the learning of physics, Part II: Mediated action presented at the Proceedings of the International School of Physics "Enrico Fermi" Course CLVI, Varenna, Italy, 2003, <http://spot.colorado.edu/%7Eotero/OTERO_2_MEDIATED_ACTION.pdf>.
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Otero, V. (2003, July 15-25). Cognitive processes and the learning of physics, Part II: Mediated action. Paper presented at Proceedings of the International School of Physics "Enrico Fermi" Course CLVI, Varenna, Italy. Retrieved September 1, 2014, from IOS Press: http://spot.colorado.edu/%7Eotero/OTERO_2_MEDIATED_ACTION.pdf
Chicago Format
Otero, Valerie. "Cognitive processes and the learning of physics, Part II: Mediated action." Paper presented at the Proceedings of the International School of Physics "Enrico Fermi" Course CLVI, Varenna, Italy, July 15-25, 2003. http://spot.colorado.edu/%7Eotero/OTERO_2_MEDIATED_ACTION.pdf (accessed 1 September 2014).
MLA Format
Otero, Valerie. "Cognitive processes and the learning of physics, Part II: Mediated action." Proceedings of the International School of Physics "Enrico Fermi" Course CLVI. Eds. Redish, Edward F., and Matilde Vicentini. Varenna, Italy: IOS Press, 2003. 447-472 Vol. 156 of Research on Physics Education. 1 Sep. 2014 <http://spot.colorado.edu/%7Eotero/OTERO_2_MEDIATED_ACTION.pdf>.
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