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Human agency and educational research: a new problem in activity theory.
This article is organized in the following way: we will start with a short introduction to the main concepts of AT and Cultural Historical Activity Theory (CHAT) to then examine Bodker's work closer and its relevance to analyzing video data.
Activity theory developed decades ago has been widely used for explaining human computer interaction.
Individual Offending, Routine Activities, and Activity Settings: Revisiting the Routine Activity Theory of General Deviance.
Cultural-historical activity theory (CHAT), which originated from activity theory, addresses the long-standing tension between the individual and society through developing the activity system as the unit of analysis (Roth & Lee, 2007).
By laying open these components across the value chain of systems integrators, activity theory makes it possible to unpack what business model innovation really means in the everyday life of the organization.
Spinuzzi's testing of activity theory reiterates the question of interiority and exteriority that Literate Action calls to our attention, and that poses a challenge to any study of writing.
Occupation can also be viewed from the perspective of activity theory rooted in the work of Marx, Vygotsky, and Leont'ev (Shanahan, 2010).
Theories that the authors focused specifically upon for this work include: socially shared cognition, situated learning, model-based reasoning, conceptual change, argumentation, case-based reasoning, self-regulation, embodied cognition, activity theory, communities of learners, and communities of practice and complexity theory.
The former, more formally referred to as routine activity theory (Cohen and Felson, 1979), postulates that the convergence in space and time of a motivated offender, a suitable target and the absence of a capable guardian are the three necessary elements for a crime to occur.
1), and more specifically in Activity Theory (Ellis, 2003).

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