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Situated learning : legitimate peripheral participation

Author: Jean Lave; Etienne Wenger
Publisher: Cambridge [England] ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1991.
Series: Learning in doing.
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Publisher's description: 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  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jean Lave; Etienne Wenger
ISBN: 0521413087 9780521413084 0521423740 9780521423748
OCLC Number: 23287084
Description: 138 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Legitimate peripheral participation --
Practice, person, social world --
Midwives, tailors, quartermasters, butchers, nondrinking alcoholics --
Legitimate peripheral participation in communities of practice.
Series Title: Learning in doing.
Responsibility: Jean Lave, Etienne Wenger.
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