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View the document View the PDF document Title: Designing user interfaces using activity theory
Author: Uden, L & Willis, N.
Description: Describes a case study of the use of activity theory for the design and evaluation of a tourist information kiosk.
View the document View the PDF document Title: Learning and teaching a new language: Connecting theory and experience
Author: Mack, H. & Lewis M.
Description: A teacher reflects on her second language education and reviews the literature.
View the document View the PDF document Title: The role of dialogue in activity theory
Author: Wells, Gordon
Description: Uses example of dialogue of two students to provide an account of the role of dialogue in activity.
View the document View the PDF document Title: Methods & tools. The activity checklist: a tool for representing the "space" of context
Author: Kaptelinin, V., Nardi, B. & Macaulay, C.
Description: Discusses activity theory, presents a checklist and gives an example of its use.
View the document View the PDF document Title: Theoretical approaches for HCI [human computer interaction]
Author: Rogers, Yvonne
Description: Presents a critique of theoretical developments and questions why theoretically-based approaches have had limited impact on interaction design.
View the document View the PDF document Title: Towards Vygotskian approaches in teaching English in Vietnam
Author: Le Pham Hoai Huong
Description: Makes suggestions to promote collaboration among teachers and students and specifically to empower Vietnamese teachers.