Abstract

The purpose of this paper is to examine CHAT as an alternative approach to understanding learning in urban communities as a means to overcome the challenges of existing adult learning theories. The authors argue that CHAT provides a comprehensive theoretical view to understand learning in urban communities driven from activities within socio-cultural contexts.

Keywords

Learning in urban community, CHAT

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Basis of Learning in Urban Communities: Cultural-Historical Activity Theory (CHAT) and the Limits of Contemporary Adult Learning Theories

The purpose of this paper is to examine CHAT as an alternative approach to understanding learning in urban communities as a means to overcome the challenges of existing adult learning theories. The authors argue that CHAT provides a comprehensive theoretical view to understand learning in urban communities driven from activities within socio-cultural contexts.