Dr. Natalia Gajdamaschko on Vygotsky’s Constructivist Learning Theory

The Centre for Instructional Development proudly presented a special lecture on Vygotsky’s constructivist learning theory on Wednesday, October 6, 2010.

Dr. Natalia Gajdamaschko presented Lev Vygotsky’s cultural-historical activity theory of human development and its contemporary applications in education. Some of the concepts discussed included: mediation and development of higher psychological functions, language and consciousness, and “tool-and result” methodology.

Download the accompanying PowerPoint presentation in PDF format.

The videos are segmented in the following 6 parts:

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