Faculty of Education, Social Sciences and Law

School of Education

Dialogic vs dialectic

24 January 2013 - 24 January 2013
Hilary Place G.03a

University of Leeds Theory Reading Group

Valerie Farnsworth (School of Education) to facilitate discussion of the following reading:

Wegerif, R (2008) Dialogic or Dialectic? The significance of ontological assumptions in research on Educational Dialogue. British Educational Research Journal 34(3), 347-361.


More recent articles on this topic may also be discussed if time permits:

Matusov, E. (2011). Irreconcilable differences in Vygotsky’s and Bakhtin’s approaches to the social and the individual: An educational perspective. Culture & Psychology, 17 (1); 99-119.

Cornejo, Carlos (2012). Commentary: Contrasting Vygotsky’s and Bakhtin’s approaches to consciousness. Culture & Psychology, 18 (1); 109-120.

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