Microethnographic approaches to plurilingual literacy events

MA assignment @ uni.lu 2.2011 with Professor Portante

9 nau-lll-3-microethnography-assignment-june11.pdf

At the beginning of the 21st century, scientific endeavours are trying to establish what it means to be human. A number of research projects, initiated by the European commission attempt to get to the source of what makes us human.

This global understanding of the human mind is clearly a very long way off. However, in order to move forward, there is a crucial need for interdisciplinary work to generate concepts that make sense not only at a particular level of analysis, but also within a broader ‘system of understanding’ that encompasses these different levels (European Commission, 2007, p. 3).

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