Sociocultural theory

This section contains a number of fundamental papers and publications on the sociocultural tradition.

Lantolf, J., & Thorne, S. L. (2007). Sociocultural theory and second language learning. In B. van Patten & J. Williams (Eds.), Theories in second language acquisition (pp. 201–224). Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum. PDF
Poehner, M. E., & Lantolf, J. P. (2014). Sociocultural theory and the pedagogical imperative in L2 education: Vygotskian praxis and the research/practice divide. Abingdon: Routledge. Google Books
Van Compernolle, R. A. (2014). Sociocultural theory and L2 instructional pragmatics (Vol. 74). Bristol: Multilingual Matters. Google Books
Vygotsky, L. S. (1978). Mind in society: The development of higher psychological processes. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press. Google Books
Vygotsky, L. S. (1986). Thought and language. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press. Google Books