Learning Across Sites: New tools, Infrastructures and Practices by Sten R. LudvigsenLearning Across Sites: New tools, Infrastructures and Practices by Sten R. Ludvigsen

Learning Across Sites: New tools, Infrastructures and Practices

EditorSten R. Ludvigsen, Andreas Lund, Ingvill Rasmussen

Hardcover | October 19, 2010

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The ever evolving, technology-intensive nature of the twenty-first century workplace has caused an acceleration in the division of labour, whereby work practices are becoming highly specialised and learning and the communication of knowledge is in a constant state of flux. This poses a challenge for education and learning: as knowledge and expertise increasingly evolve, how can individuals be prepared through education to participate in specific industries and organisations, both as newcomers and throughout their careers?

Learning Across Sitesbrings together a diverse range of contributions from leading international researchers to examine the impacts and roles which evolving digital technologies have on our navigation of education and professional work environments. Viewing learning as a socially organised activity, the contributors explore the evolution of learning technologies and knowledge acquisition in networked societies through empirical research in a range of industries and workplaces. The areas of study include public administration, engineering, production, and healthcare and the contributions address the following questions:

  • How are learning activities organised?
  • How are tools and infrastructures used?
  • What competences are needed to participate in specialised activities?
  • What counts as knowledge in multiple and diverse settings?
  • Where can parallels be drawn between workplaces?

Addressing an emerging problem of adaptation in contemporary education, this book is essential reading for all those undertaking postgraduate study and research in the fields of educational psychology, informatics and applied information technology.

Sten Ludvigsenis Professor at InterMedia, University of Oslo. His research interests focus on how digital learning resources are used and how relationships work in distributed settings, both in education and in the workplace.Andreas Lundis Associate Professor at the Department of Teacher Education and School Development, University of ...
Title:Learning Across Sites: New tools, Infrastructures and PracticesFormat:HardcoverDimensions:400 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 0.98 inPublished:October 19, 2010Publisher:Taylor and FrancisLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0415581753

ISBN - 13:9780415581752

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Table of Contents

1. Introduction. Learning across sites; new tools, infrastructures and practices Sten Ludvigsen, Andreas Lund, Ingvill Rasmussen, Roger S'' Part 1: Developing professional expertise 2. Learning how to know who: Professional learning for expansive practice between organizationsAnne Edwards  3. Co-configurational design of learning instrumentalities: An activity-theoretical perspectiveYrj' Engestr'm, Hanna Toiviainen 4. Professional learning as epistemic trajectoriesLeif Christian Lahn 5. Cultivating collective expertise within innovative knowledge-practice networksKai Hakkarainen, Jiri Lallimo, Seppo Toikka, Hal White 6. A new artefact in the trade: Notes on the arrival of a computer supported manufacturing system in a technical schoolAnne- Nelly Perret-Clermont, Jean-Francois Perret Part 2: Unpacking collaboration and trajectories of participation 7. Intersecting trajectories of participation; Temporality and learning Sten Ludvigsen, Ingvill Rasmussen, Ingeborg Krange, Anne Moen, David Middleton 8. Noticing the past to manage the future: On the organization of shared knowing in IT-Support practicesAnn-Charlotte Eklund, 'a M'talo, Roger S'' 9. Design and Use of an Integrated Work and Learning System: Information Seeking as Critical FunctionAnders I. M'rch, Mari Ann Skaanes 10. Versions of computer supported collaborating in higher educationCharles Crook 11. Promoting knowledge creation and object ' oriented inquiry in university coursesHanni Muukkonen, Minna Lakkala, Sami Paavola 12. Social practices of group cognition in virtual match teamsGerry Stahl 13. Changing objects in knowledge creation practicesAndreas Lund, Trond Eiliv Hauge 14. Socio-cognitive tension in collaborative working relationsJerry Andriessen, Michael Baker, Chiel van der Puil  15. Productive E-feedback in higher education: Two models and some critical issues Olga Dysthe, S'lvi Lillejord, Barbara Wasson, Arne Vines Part 3: Institutional development 16. Breakdowns between teachers, educators and designers in elaborating new technologies as precursors of change in education to dialogic thinkingBaruch Schwarz, Reuma de Groot 17. Researching classroom interactions: a methodology for teachers and researchersSally Barnes, Rosamund Sutherland 18. Weaving the context of digital literacyOla Erstad  Part 4: Design environments and new tools and representations19. Using Bakhtin to re-think the teaching of higher order thinking for the network societyRupert Wegerif, Maarten De Laat 20. Self-regulation and motivation in computer upported collaborative learning environmentsSanna J'el'Tarja-Riitta Hurme, Hanna J'enoja 21. Interactive whiteboards: Does new technology transform teaching?Neil Mercer, Julia Gillen, Judith Kleine Staarman, Karen Littleton, Alison Twiner 22. Differences that make a difference: Contrasting the local enactment of two technologies in a kinematics labOskar Lindwall, Jonas Ivarsson