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Making Sense of What’s Been Collected

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Notes on Issues, Questions, Possible Studies: Relevant Resources:
Primary Research Goal: trace in detail the transition of learning from a side effect of behavior to processes of reflexive self-construction.
Primary Research Agenda: interpret LC3. (For detail, see LC3c Analyses.)
-track language skill & knowledge development
-track spatial skill & knowledge development
-track other skill & knowledge development
-seek levels of description at which tracks of development can be related
LC3c-Text LC3 Vignettes.
LC3c-Video LC3 Video Catalog.


Bob at 40

Corpus and Site Construction

Plans, Goals, Objectives, Aims, Completed Work Next Review planned in October, 2017
Content Management Systems Usage
This web site is my current attempt to construct a Case Analysis Support Environment. See CASE and The Notion of a Datacase for further discussion. The content will include the information I have collected in my case studies, including the video archives, ascriptions of knowledge states and interpretations of learning experiences, and local theories made about those learning experiences.
It is my further intention to use the facilities of public comment through web logs to foster collaboration with colleagues interested in critical or constructive use of these materials. The objective is to enhance the credibility of case study as a method.

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Work In-Process: updating June, 2017 Approaches and Decisions
Revivifying the Agenda:
Review the state of the site:
– decide what is still adequately sound
– decide what needs repair immediately.
– decide what modifications can be done later.
Plan further development:
– what resources need be added or filled out.
– what analyses to pursue, when, and how.
– what developments could be usefully modeled.
Evaluation Control and Planning Issues:
Develop evaluation checklists by indices
– begin with menu specified directories.
– use “immediate repair” criteria to generate task lists.
– use “later modifications” as component of future plans.
Push evaluation into sub-indices as needed.
Earlier Work In-Process: in limbo since research interruption Approaches and Decisions
Progress has begun in modeling by returning to classical AI roots, but the results are modest, limited now by personal and circumstantial constraints. The intention is to employ similar simplification in modeling the contexts and behavior of LC3, the infant Peggy study. COUNT: One Selfridge Model is not yet public, pending revisions in September.
General plan and schedule: method for analyzing video clip threads
Method:DNS echo-transcription to generate episode-texts from videos;
install texts in video clip notes. Link-episodes for analysis
√Method: use digital recorder for read text/commentary.
√Next: use DNS for voice to text processing
√Format & install in Word Press editor.
See first example: LC2bT1 READING SKILLS
√develop method to tag panes (clips) within panels (pages)
~continue video processing, as background activity
-plan on beginning analyses/interpretation early in 2014.
decision:use DNS speech-to-text as input
clipNote formats installed for 11-12th quarter videos: e.g. panel P146
~eg.LC3cA63 Ring-Tower Mastery Thread.
√hardware purchased,software installed:12/2013
~training & testing completed, Jan 2014
Test by reading two pages from CECD.
Formatting embedded in voice record.
HTML added in Word Press installation.
√published in June, 2013; transient interest



Doubts and Criticisms, and Responses


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Critic: I question the accuracy and validity of these materials and the value of the enterprise: Analyst: Of course, and I need to respond to your questions because I want you to take this work seriously.


Peggy Infant and Child

Development of the Pure Point

Example1: Supporting Analysis with Video Clip Evidence

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This abstract for a paper (not published) is broken up in the rows below to bring into registration the observations made and the video material providing support for the analysis. Five are in this post. All ten are at link LC3bV1. -> LC3A4 Abstract for a Presentation at the annual Jean Piaget Society Conference, Berkeley, CA, 2001
LC3bV1 Ten “Pointing” video clips.



Welcome! Glad you’re here.

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Questions you might have: First Answers:


Rob during our years at MIT Logo Project

Exploring Natural Learning

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What is really profound in this work?
A little more detail…


Miriam during The Intimate Study

Analyzing Natural Learning

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What is really profound in this work? Learning is what makes our minds, My research has advanced the study of human learning in both common and unusual situations. See Comments in Review of “Computer Experience and Cognitive Development.”.


Peggy Infant and Child

Tracking Natural Learning

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What is really profound in this work? The study’s foci and length, and the corpus constructed.