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Contributed by Bonita Ferguson on 09/09/2010
Join us as we congratulate Cathrene on the publishing of Vygotsky and Creativity--A Cultural-historical Approach to Play, Meaning Making, and the Arts
This text presents a Vygotskian perspective on children's and adults' symbolic engagement in play, multi-modal meaning making, and the arts. Psychologists, artists, and educators present research and practice in a variety of learning environments through the lens of Vygotsky's cultural historical theory.
This book is suitable for readers or courses in the following areas: art and aesthetics; art education; art therapy; cultural historical activity theory; communication; creativity studies; early childhood education; education; educational perspectives; educational psychology; emotional development; cultural and societal foundations; language, literacy, and sociocultural studies; learning and development; mental health and catharsis; multiliteracies; multimodal meaning making; play; play therapy; psychology; semiotics; social construction of meaning; trauma; resilience, and therapeutic processes and practices; and Vygotskian approaches to psychology.
Dr. Connery is an Assistant Professor of Education at Ithaca College. A bilingual educator, professor, and advocate, she has drawn on her visual arts education to inform her research and professional activities in language, literacy, and sociocultural studies for the past 25 years.
Reserve your copy today at the Ithaca College Bookstore.