Situated Learning: Legitimate Peripheral Participation

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Cambridge University Press, Sep 27, 1991 - Education - 138 pages
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In this important theoretical treatise, Jean Lave, anthropologist, and Etienne Wenger, computer scientist, push forward the notion of situated learning--that learning is fundamentally a social process and not solely in the learner's head. The authors maintain that learning viewed as situated activity has as its central defining characteristic a process they call legitimate peripheral participation. Learners participate in communities of practitioners, moving toward full participation in the sociocultural practices of a community. Legitimate peripheral participation provides a way to speak about crucial relations between newcomers and oldtimers and about their activities, identities, artifacts, knowledge and practice. The communities discussed in the book are midwives, tailors, quartermasters, butchers, and recovering alcoholics, however, the process by which participants in those communities learn can be generalized to other social groups.
  

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It's very dense, and I had a hard time with the jargon, but the theory is really important, and I learned a lot. Read full review

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Situated learning - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jean Lave and Etienne Wenger (1991) Situated Learning. Legitimate peripheral participation, Cambridge: University of Cambridge Press ...
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TIP: Theories
Overview of this theory created by J. Lava. Includes definition and reference list
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JSTOR: Situated Learning: Legitimate Peripheral Participation
Situated Learning: Legitimate Peripheral Participation. Eugene Matusov. Nancy Bell. Barbara Rogoff. American Ethnologist, Vol. 21, No. 4, 918-919. ...
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Ryan Shaw » Lave & Wenger: Situated Learning
Situated learning: Legitimate peripheral participation. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. Lave and Wenger are laying out a case for an alternative way ...
dream.sims.berkeley.edu/ ~ryanshaw/ wordpress/ 2005/ 07/ 14/ lave-wenger-situated-learning/

Situated Learning Theory (Lave) at Learning Theories
Summary: Situated Learning Theory posits that learning is unintentional and situated within authentic activity, context, and culture
www.learning-theories.com/ situated-learning-theory-lave.html

Spinuzzi: Reading :: Situated Learning
Reading :: Situated Learning. Originally posted: Fri, 15 Apr 2005 19:14:24. Situated Learning : Legitimate Peripheral Participation ...
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Between a rock and a hardplace? Situated learning: Legitimate ...
SITUATED LEARNING: LEGITIMATE PERIPHERAL PARTICIPATION. Jean Lave. and Etienne Wenger. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge,. 1991. No. of pages: 138. ISBN ...
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Situated Learning in Adult Education. ERIC Digest.
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Situated learning - edutech Wiki
Lave, J. and E. Wenger (1991), Situated learning. Legitimate peripheral participation, Cambridge University Press. Michele Notari (2003), Scripting ...
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Wenger-Institute for Research on Learning, Menlo Park

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