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Principles of Sociocultural Psychological Theory and Their Application to L2 Education and Development


Professor James. P. Lantolf (Penn State University)


Nov 11th 20:30——22:30

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815 5120 8715

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James Lantolf

Distinguished Professor of Beijing Language and Culture University

George and Jane Greer Professor Emeritus in Language Acquisition and Applied Linguistics, Penn State University

Directorof Center for Advanced Language Proficiency Education and Research

Reading Materials

1. Xi, J. and Lantolf, J.P. (2021), Scaffolding and the zone of proximal development: A problematic relationship. J Theory Soc Behav, 51: 25-48.

2. Antón, M. (2009), Dynamic Assessment of Advanced Second Language Learners. Foreign Language Annals, 42: 576-598.

3. James P. Lantolf & Matthew E. Poehner (2013) The unfairness of equal treatment: objectivity in L2 testing and dynamic assessment, Educational Research and Evaluation: An International Journal on Theory and Practice, 19:2-3, 141-157, DOI: 10.1080/13803611.2013.767616

Recommend Books

1. Barrs, M. 2021. Vygotsky the Teacher: A companion to his psychology for teachers and other practitioners. Routledge Press.

2. Ratner, Carl. 2002. Cultural psychology. Theory and Method. New York: Kluwar/Plenum. [This book discusses how to conduct sociocultural interviews and analyze data in chapters 4 & 5. ]

3. Danziger, Kurt. 1997. Naming the Mind: How Psychology found its Language. London: Sage.

4. Hasson, Natalie. 2017. The Dynamic Assessment of Language Learning. [This book talks about the dynamic assessment. ]

5. Olson, David. 1996. The World on Paper: The Conceptual and Cognitive Implications of Writing and Reading. Cambridge University Press.

6.Olson, David. 2016. The Mind on Paper: Reading, Consciousness and Rationality. Cambridge University Press.

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