Monday September 17 2012
Other types of research
- Program evaluation: Are a particular program/ intervention effective?
- Action research: solve a specific school or classroom problem
Teacher as researcher
- Participants observation
• Work within school or classroom
• Observe, interview
• Small manipulations
Friday September 21 2012t
Who was Vygotsky?
- Born 1896 in Russia
- Taught psychology at a Teacher’s college
- Experience with children with disabilities
- Aim to construst a new psychology influenced by Marxist theory
• Self-directed activity