Analysing Expansive Learning in a Multilayered Design Project

  • Hanna Toiviainen
  • Seppo Toikka
  • Jiri Lallimo
Part of the Technology Enhanced Learning book series (TEL, volume 7)


The learning of design teams has been the focus of academic interest for several decades. From the investigations of intra-team performance, present-day research has proceeded to analyses of distributed teams mediated by advanced technology. As organizations are increasingly networking to accomplish their tasks, design settings also become networked and complex, inviting heterogeneous ensembles of actors to join the process. In this chapter, we will argue that design activities are multi-layered rather than confined within the boundaries of a single team.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Hanna Toiviainen
    • 1
  • Seppo Toikka
    • 2
  • Jiri Lallimo
    • 3
  1. 1.Institute of Behavioural SciencesUniversity of HelsinkiFinland
  2. 2.Institute of Behavioural SciencesUniversity of HelsinkiFinland
  3. 3.Institute of Behavioural SciencesUniversity of HelsinkiFinland

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