Book exam 682388A Learning in Everyday Environments 5 ECTS

Examiner Leena Kuure

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Lave, J. & Wenger, E. (1991). Situated Learning: Legitimate Peripheral Participation. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
the following journal articles. The articles are available through Oulu University Library database with your university id except for one that is openly accessible at the address given:

Anderson, S.B. & Andersson, I. (2005). Authentic Learning in a Sociocultural Framework: A case study on non-formal learning. Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, 49(4), 419-436.

Buchwald, D., Schantz-Laursen, B. & Delmar, C. (2009). Video Diary Data Collection  in Research with Children: An Alternative Method. International Journal of Qualitative Methods, 8(1), 12-20.

Buckingham, D. & Harvey, I. (2001). Imagining the Audience: language, creativity and communication in youth media production. Journal of Educational Media, 26(3), 173-184.

Fields, D.A., Magnifico, A.M., Lammers, J.C. & Scott Curwood, J. (2014). DIY Media Creation. Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy, 58(1), 19-24.

Gee, J.P. (2011). Stories, probes, and games. Narrative Inquiry, 21(2), 353–357.

Jayasinghe, L. & Ritson, M. (2012). Everyday Advertising Context: An Ethnography of Advertising Response in the Family Living Room. Journal of Consumer Research, 40, 104-121.

Jones, S. (2014). “How people read and write and they don’t even notice”: everyday lives and literacies on a Midlands council estate. Literacy, 48(2), 59-65.

McIlvenny, P. (2011). Video interventions in "everyday life": semiotic and spatial practices of embedded video as a therapeutic tool in reality TV parenting programmes. Social Semiotics, 21(2), 259-288.

Pink, S. (2011). Amateur photographic practice, collective representation and the constitution of place. Visual Studies, 26(2), 92-101.

Porter, G., Hampshire, K., Abane, A., Munthali, A., Robson, E., Mashiri, M. & Maponya, G. (2010). Where dogs, ghosts and lions roam: learning from mobile ethnographies on the journey from school. Children's Geographies, 8(2), 91-105.

Scott Curwood, J., Magnifico, A.M. & Lammers, J.C. (2013). Writing in the Wild. Writers' Motivation in Fan-based Affinity Spaces. Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy, 56(8), 677-685.

Walls, M. (2012). Kayak games and hunting enskilment: an archaeological consideration of sports and the situated learning of technical skills. World Archaeology, 44(2), 175–188.

Wohlwend, K.E, & Handsfield, L.J. (2012). Twinkle, twitter little stars: Tensions and flows in interpreting social constructions of the techno-toddler. Digital Culture & Education, 4(2), 85-202. Online

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