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Theorists

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Roger Schank -- stories, memory, and intelligence...

 

Major work: Tell Me a Story: Narrative and Intelligence (1995), foreword by Gary Saul Morson. Evanston, IL: Northwestern University Press. Series title: Rethinking theory

Entry on EDGE.ORG, The Third Culture

Entry in Wikipedia

His \"Engines For Education\" hyper-book

Socratic Arts, his company

 


Kieran Egan -- imagination in education...

 

Major work: Teaching as Storytelling: An Alternative Approach to Teaching and Curriculum in the Elementary School (1989). Chicago, IL: University of Chicago Press.

Home page at Simon Fraser University, Canada

Entry in Wikipedia

 


Vivian Gussin Paley -- the world of kindergarten children's stories...

 

Brief biography, including book list

 


Cushla Kapitzke -- critical information literacy, hyperliteracy and cybraries...

 

  • Information literacy: the changing library (2001), Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy, Feb. 2001, vol. 44, no. 5, pp. 450-457.
  • Information literacy: a positivist epistemology and a politics of outformation (2003), Educational Theory, Winter 2003, vol. 53, no. 1, p. 37.
  • Information literacy: a review and poststructural critique (2003), Australian Journal of Language and Literacy, vol. 26, no. 1, pp. 53-66.
  • Whose community? Whose knowledge? (2005), in __The information literate school community 2: issues of leadership__, J Henri & M Asselin (eds.), Centre for Information Studies, Charles Sturt University, Wagga Wagga, NSW.
  • Libraries and Literacies: archives and cybraries by Allan Luke and Cushla Kapitzke, Curriculum Studies, vol. 7, no. 3, 1999.

 


Allan Luke -- critical literacies

 

 

 

 

 


Colin & Michelle Lankshears -- new literacies

 

Their blog:  Everyday Literacies -- Explores and comments on everyday practices of producing and consuming texts of whatever kind in meatspace and cyberspace.

 

 

Lankshear, Colin, and Knobel, Michele. Do We Have Your Attention?: New Literacies, Digital Technologies, and the Education of Adolescents, Paper presented at the State of the Art Conference, University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia, January 26-27, 2001.

 

 

 


 

George Lakoff -- metaphors of life...

 

Home page

Entry on EDGE.ORG, The Third Culture

July 2005 New York Times article on him

 


Dave Snowden -- order and un-order in sense-making and narrative...

 

Check out his blog The Cognitive Edge

The Cynefin Centre

Article online: The New Dynamics of Strategy: Sense-making in a complex and complicated world, Snowden, DJ, and Kurtz, CF, IBM Systems Journal, vol. 42, no. 3, 2003.

Blog entry summarizing a Snowden presentation in June 2005 on the important paradigm shift from a complicated to a complex world view.

 

 


Other resources

 

McKee, Robert. __Story:  Substance, Structure, Style and The Principles of Screenwriting__, 1997.

 

Lanham, Richard A. The Economics of Attention, Michigan Quarterly Review, Spring 1997.

Lanham, Richard A. The Economics of Attention, ARL: Proceedings of the 124th Membership Meeting, Austin, Texas, May 18-20, 1994.

 

Interview with John Seely Brown, February 10, 2003, by Seth Kahan, covering the topics of storytelling and social network theory.

 

Mejias, Ulises Ali. A Nomad's Guide to Learning and Social Software, November 1, 2005, article written for Knowledge Tree. See also the syllabus for a course he taught at Teacher's College, Columbia University, New York, on Social Software Affordances in Fall 2005.

 

Hughes, Bob. Narrative as Landscape, paper presented at the international workshop on Hypermedia and Narrative, Brighton, UK, April 1997.

 

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