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Putting the context into learning

Citation
Edwards R & Miller K (2007) Putting the context into learning, Pedagogy, Culture and Society, 15 (3), pp. 263-274.

Abstract
The article explores the conceptualisation of learning and context from a number of perspectives and some of the theoretical and methodological issues raised when context is no longer considered a container, but as a relational effect. Central to the article are the questions of what makes something specifically a learning context and what different ways of conceiving the relationship between learning and context might be and with what implications.

Keywords
Learning; Context; Situated learning theory; Activity theory; Actor-network theory

Subject headings
Context effects (Psychology); Learning, Psychology of; Cognitive learning theory

StatusPublished
AuthorsEdwards Richard, Miller Kate
Publication date2007
Publication date online25/09/2007
PublisherTaylor & Francis
ISSN 1468-1366
LanguageEnglish

Journal
Pedagogy, Culture and Society: Volume 15, Issue 3 (2007)

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