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Planes of communicative activity in collaborative writing

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In this article I focus on the mediational role of communicative activity in the co-construction of meaning involved when pupils write collaboratively. I explore the developmental nature of peer intermental or social activity within a Zone of Proximal Development (ZPD) by drawing on perspectives from sociocultural theory and the dialogical aspects of some classroom activity. Vygotsky's concept of the ZPD is viewed as a tool used to produce forms of instruction that lead pupils' psychological ...

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Journal:
Changing English: Studies in Culture and Education
Volume:
19
Issue:
2
Pages:
209-220
Publication date:
2012
DOI:
EISSN:
1469-3585
ISSN:
1358-684X
URN:
uuid:3be731bb-b51a-4193-bf6c-61f737b8edd4
Source identifiers:
490862
Local pid:
pubs:490862

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