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Activity theory perspectives on technology in higher education
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Hershey P.A. : Information Science Reference, an imprint of IGI Global, 2014
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xix, 308 pages : illustrations ; 29 cm.
ISBN:
9781466645905
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"This book presents the adoption and use of the activity theory during the evolution of technology in higher education into a more advanced activity, offering a combination of theory and practice"--provided by publisher

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PSZ JB 30000010334364 LB2395.7 M87 2014 f Open Access Book Folio Book
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As the progression of technology in higher education continues to advance, activity theory plays a vital role in allowing for the development towards more culturally and socially advanced activities over time; aiding in the attempt to shed important insights into the potential for the transformation of higher education.

Activity Theory Perspectives on Technology in Higher Education presents the adoption and use of the activity theory during the evolution of technology in higher education into a more advanced activity. This book is a combination of theory and practice and is useful for researchers, academics, policy makers, administrators, and instructors interested in the important insights to the transformation of higher education.


Author Notes

Elizabeth Murphy, Memorial University of Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada.

Maria A. Rodr#65533;guez-Manzanares, Memorial University of Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada.