An activity system model by Engestrom (1987).

Working Bibliography & Resources: Activity Theory

Engestrom (1999): Expansive visibilization of work. Computer Supported Cooperative Work, 8, 63-93. Engeström, Yrjö, Ritva Engeström, and Tarja Vähääho. “When the Center Does Not Hold: The Importance of Knotwork- ing.” Activity Theory and Social Practice: Cultural-Historical Approaches. Ed. Seth Chaiklin, Mariane Hedegaard, and Jaal Uffe. Aarhus: Aarhus UP, 1999. 345–74. Print. Fraiberg, S. (2010). Composition… Continue Reading Working Bibliography & Resources: Activity Theory

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Activity Theory: an overview and history

I chose to post this on my blog because, even though I wrote it as an undergraduate student, it’s helpful for me to review the major concepts of activity theory for WRA 841: Professional Writing Theory & Research. Some of my interpretation and summary of activity theory might be flat-out wrong, so in the event… Continue Reading Activity Theory: an overview and history

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