LEES 604 Week 1

Topic: Course Expectations, Blackboard Collaborate, Website, Blackboard, and Cultural Historical Activity Theory Introduction

  • González Rey, F. L. (2014). Advancing further the history of Soviet psychology: Moving forward from dominant representations in Western and Soviet psychology. History of Psychology, 17(1), 60–78. doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/a0035565
  • Text: van Oers, B.,  Wardekker, W., Elbers, E., & Van der Veer, R (Eds.). (2010). The Transformation of Learning: Advances in Cultural-Historical Activity Theory. Cambridge University Press.Chp 1
  • Text: Yamagata-Lynch, L. C. (2010). Activity Systems Analysis Methods: Understanding Complex Learning Environments. New York: Springer. Chp 2

Discussion Material


  1. Introductions
  2. Syllabus and Blackboard
  3. Logistical Check In
  4. Reading Discussions--Go to Shared Files Week 1 Discussion Summary and Questions
  5. Questions
  6. Readings for next class

Last Updated August 21, 2015