Lev S Vygotsky's research while affiliated with Cambridge and other places

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... However, a diagnostic assessment aims to recognize various features of a language which a learner is required to improve as well as what a language course needs to cover (Brown & Abeywickrama, 2019). On the contrary, scaffolding refers to the process of assisting less experienced learners to realize their potential via support from knowledgeable the other (Vygotsky, 1978). The support is given via social interaction within a learner's zone of proximal development, the gap between learners' potential and actual development. ...