Tag Archives: Activity theory

Working With Cultural-Historical Activity Theory

This article focuses on the experiences of two researchers, Wolff-Michael Roth and Luis Radford, using cultural-historical activity theory in mathematics education. The aim is to provide insights into the ways these researchers see and engage with activity theory, how they … Continue reading


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Activity Theory and the Social Construction of Knowledge

Read The more foundational epistemological stance of activity theory is seldom explored. I argue that activity theory has an original and potentially powerful approach to the social construction of knowledge. This approach may prove useful for practice-based attempts to reconceptualize … Continue reading

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Perspectives on Activity Theory

Perspectives on activity theory Activity theory is an interdisciplinary approach to human sciences that originates in the cultural-historical psychology school of thought, initiated by Vygotsky, Leont’ev and Luria.  Activity theory takes the object-oriented, artifact-mediated collective activity system as its unit … Continue reading

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Activity theory and Cognitive Sciences

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