LEES 604 Week 2

Topic: Value of CHAT, Research Issues, and Activity Systems Analysis


  • Text: Yamagata-Lynch, L. C. (2010). Activity Systems Analysis Methods: Understanding Complex Learning Environments. New York, NY: Springer.
  • Mahn, H. (2010). Vygotksy's methodological approach: A blueprint for the future of psychology. In A. Toomela, & J. Valsiner, J. (Eds.). Methodological Thinking in Psychology: 60 Years Gone Astray? (pp. 297-323). Charlotte, NC: Information Age Pub.
  • Vygotsky, L. S. (1978). Mind in society: The development of higher psychological processes. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press.


  1. Logistical Check In
    • Questions about course routine
    • Review articles form Week 1
    • Participant led reading summaries and discussions. Make sure we end with a good understanding Vygotsky's interest in psychology?
    • Qualitative Activity Systems Analysis Task 1: Review class research topic for
    • Questions

    Last Updated August 27, 2015