Actual minds, possible worlds (Bruner)

Bruner, J. (1986). Actual minds, possible worlds. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, p. 3-20. Bruner reflects on the advent of the cognitive revolution in psychology, in which theorists began to “consider the question of how knowledge and experience in theirĀ  myriad forms were organized” (p.8). Also, by the mid-70s, there was a move away from positivism … Continue reading

Video Representations and the Perspectivity Framework: Epistemology, Ethnography, Evaluation, and Ethics (Goldman)

Goldman, R. (2007). Video Representations and the Perspectivity Framework: Epistemology, Ethnography, Evaluation, and Ethics. In R. Goldman, R. Pea, B. Barron, & S. J. Derry (Eds.), Video Research in the Learning Sciences (illustrated edition.). Lawrence Erlbaum.

Video perspectivity meets wild and crazy teens: a design ethnography (Ricki Goldman)

Goldman, R. (2004). Video perspectivity meets wild and crazy teens: a design ethnography. Cambridge Journal of Education, 34(2), 157-178. In this article, Goldman describes a digital video design ethnography of the introduction of a perspectivity meme into a classroom. Digital video technology was used to spread the perspectivity meme. ORION, a digital video analysis tool, … Continue reading

The Proper Study of Man(kind)

J. Bruner (1990): Acts of Meaning, Ch.1: The Proper Study of Man The Cognitive Revolution birthed the field of cognitive science. However, the technical strides that were made came at the price of “dehumanizing the very concept of mind it had sought to reestablish in psychology and thereby estranged much of psychology from the other … Continue reading