Agency matters: academic developers’ quests and achievements

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The paper provides an analysis of the concepts of agency, compliance, and resistance, drawing on evidence provided in the Belgian, Norwegian, and Polish cases in this Special Issue, as well as the Canadian context. Using the Cultural Historical Activity Theory framework as a lens, it highlights conditions that foster agency, those that may invoke compliance or resistance, and those that lead to fruitful collaboration.

Keywords: academic developer; activity systems; agency; compliance; resistance

Document Type: Research Article


Affiliations: Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology, McGill University, Montréal, Canada

Publication date: January 2, 2014

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