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The Application of Activity Theory in Identifying Contradictions in a University Blended Learning Course

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Activity Theory in Education


Engeström identifies three generations of Activity Theory (Engeström, 2001). Vygotsky’s mediated action triangle is the first generation of Activity Theory. The following figure represents Vygotsky’s basic mediated action.

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Gedera, D.S.P. (2016). The Application of Activity Theory in Identifying Contradictions in a University Blended Learning Course. In: Gedera, D.S.P., Williams, P.J. (eds) Activity Theory in Education. SensePublishers, Rotterdam.

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