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Basis of Learning in Urban Communities: Cultural-Historical Activity Theory (CHAT) and the Limits of Contemporary Adult Learning Theories
Posted on Saturday, January 01, 2011

Junghwan Kim, Fred M. Schied, Intak Kwon


The purpose of this paper is to examine CHAT as an alternative approach to understanding learning in urban communities as a means to overcome the challenges of existing adult learning theories. The authors argue that CHAT provides a comprehensive theoretical view to understand learning in urban communities driven from activities within socio-cultural contexts.

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