Dialogic vs dialectic
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.