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By Lawrence M. Ward

Dynamical Cognitive technology makes on hand to the cognitive technological know-how neighborhood the analytical instruments and methods of dynamical structures technological know-how, including the variables of swap and time to the examine of human cognition. The unifying subject is that human habit is an "unfolding in time" whose examine might be augmented through the applying of time-sensitive instruments from disciplines comparable to physics, arithmetic, and economics, the place switch through the years is of valuable significance.

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As a consequence of the Bologna process and to indicate the polytechnic education is part of the higher education system, polytechnics have now started to translate the Finnish word ‘ammattikorkeakoulu’ (Fachhochscule, polytechnic), as “University of Applied Sciences”. However, the Finnish Association of Finnish University Rectors does not approve of this translation and recommends a translation such as “College of Professional Higher Education”. The debate over the translation continues 34 P. Tynj¨al¨a organisations (Stenstr¨om, 2006; see also Stenstr¨om’s Chapter 13 in this volume).

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Boundary crossing (Beach, 2003; Engestr¨om, Engestr¨om, & K¨arkk¨ainen, 1995) means that students move across different learning environments and different workplaces, and negotiate between these different contexts. It is assumed that in this way students not only add to their knowledge and skills (vertical development) but also develop the capacity to work in different contexts (horizontal development). The fourth practice, resituation of knowledge and skill involves using and transforming knowledge and skills in different contexts.

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