Legitimate Peripheral Participation

“to think about the surprisingly complex and contradictory and multi-directional character of learning is that we are always learning what we are already doing that makes us apprentices to our own changing practice”(Lave, 2012).

Learning through apprenticeship –  Vai & Gola tailors in Liberia[1970’s], the question arose as to whether it was possible for apprentice tailors to engage in common structured patterns of learning experiences without formal learning situations.  Everyday life and learning with Jean Lave

Published on Mar 15, 2012

(Visit: http://www.uctv.tv/) Social anthropologist Jean Lave argues that all theoretical problematics across the social sciences include assumptions about learning, whether explicitly or not. She says that learning is integral to conceptions of knowledge, inquiry, revolution, and changing practice, to name a few. Accordingly, social scientists have substantive stakes in the issue — historical, cultural, spatial, political, and social. Series: “UC Berkeley Graduate Council Lectures” [3/2012] [Humanities] [Education] [Show ID: 23201]


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