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Experiencing the University Context

Wigforss, Eva LU and Booth, Shirley LU (2006) Fifth Conference on Networked Learning
Abstract
Our problem is how to design, with the use of distance and ICT, an appropriate academic context for learning,

for students with no previous knowledge of this context. Our aim is to analyse and describe the learner’s relation

to the object of his/her studies as part of his/her relation to the learning activity. By using a combination of a

phenomenographic approach and activity system theory, we analyse how students experience the learning

environment in the extended university. Our results are based in the learner’s perspective. A new

methodological approach, using the techniques of creating an intersubjective field, is discussed at the end of the

paper.
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intersubjectivity, interviews, structure of awareness, activity system, Learning contexts, phenomenography
host publication
Proceedings of the Fifth International Conference on Networked Learning 2006
editor
S, Banks ; V, Hodgson ; S, Jones ; B, Kemp ; D, McConnell and C, Smith
pages
8 pages
publisher
Lancaster University
conference name
Fifth Conference on Networked Learning
conference dates
2006-04-10
ISBN
1-86220-182-X
language
English
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yes
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697a98d8-ee09-41ce-be07-5726c0d3891e (old id 1136485)
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http://www.networkedlearningconference.org.uk/past/nlc2006/abstracts/pdfs/08Wigforss.pdf
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  abstract     = {Our problem is how to design, with the use of distance and ICT, an appropriate academic context for learning,<br/><br>
for students with no previous knowledge of this context. Our aim is to analyse and describe the learner’s relation<br/><br>
to the object of his/her studies as part of his/her relation to the learning activity. By using a combination of a<br/><br>
phenomenographic approach and activity system theory, we analyse how students experience the learning<br/><br>
environment in the extended university. Our results are based in the learner’s perspective. A new<br/><br>
methodological approach, using the techniques of creating an intersubjective field, is discussed at the end of the<br/><br>
paper.},
  author       = {Wigforss, Eva and Booth, Shirley},
  booktitle    = {Proceedings of the Fifth International Conference on Networked Learning 2006},
  editor       = {S, Banks and V, Hodgson and S, Jones and B, Kemp and D, McConnell and C, Smith},
  isbn         = {1-86220-182-X},
  language     = {eng},
  publisher    = {Lancaster University},
  title        = {Experiencing the University Context},
  url          = {http://www.networkedlearningconference.org.uk/past/nlc2006/abstracts/pdfs/08Wigforss.pdf},
  year         = {2006},
}