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Learning and Instruction: Social-Cognitive Perspectives

Carugati, Felice ; Perret-Clermont, Anne-Nelly

In: International Encyclopedia of the Social & Behavioral Sciences

In this article, we try to expand the lenses classically used in social psychology of development, and in particular, in the post-Piagetian tradition, to recent contributions of social and cognitive dynamics in development and learning. Psychological development has to be redefined as involving socially framed, culturally mediated, and interpersonally negotiated processes, and the dynamic...

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“Are you really ready to change?” An actor-oriented perspective on a farmers training setting in Madagascar

Muller Mirza, Nathalie ; Perret-Clermont, Anne-Nelly

In: European Journal of Psychology of Education, 2016, vol. 31, no. 1, p. 79-93

Far from following a linear process from its conception to its implementation, an educational design often involves discrepancies between what its promoters intended and what the participants actually do. In this paper, drawing from a sociocultural perspective to learning, we focus our attention precisely on some of the discrepancies observed during the implementation of a training program. We...