Sociocultural Activity Theory

 Aims

This SIG aims to strengthen and deepen the research and scholarship in Sociocultural/Cultural Historical Activity Theories though:

  • improving communication between scholars and researchers both through communication technologies and face-to-face;
  • facilitating collaboration between Australian, New Zealand and Asian scholars both in research, conference presentation and publishing;
  • developing a culture of theoretical and empirical research in Cultural Historical Theories;
  • Increase the formal and informal membership of the SIG and continue to nurture the growth of a Socio-Cultural, Cultural Historical, Activity Theory community;
  • Improve quality of SIG papers and increase the number and quality of SIG symposia at 2017 AARE conference;
  • Provide mentorship for HDR student and ECR SIG members;
  • Facilitate the process of SIG member collaboration and contribution to two special issues / books and two symposia for AARE and ISCAR; and
  • Establish and use a private conversation and sharing platform for the SIG.