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International Courses | November 18th: Socio-cultural theory and its application in second language education and development (9)

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

Reporter: Professor James. P. Lantolf (Pennsylvan State University, USA)

Time:November 18 (Thursday) 20:30-22:30

ZOOM number:815 5120 8715

ZOOM password:3797


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Professor James Lantolf

Professor of Pennsylvania State University, Distinguished Professor of Beijing Language and Culture University, Director of the National Center for Advanced Language Proficiency Education and Research in Pennsylvania, and one of the main leaders in the development of social and cultural theory.

Recommended book list

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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