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The Supportive Cycle (v1.0)

A model for the Platform-for-Development framework

The Platform-for-Development (P4D) framework starts from a unique theoretical assumption that the ideal unit of analysis for studying adult development in the age of platforms is a nested social structure: Platform[Project(People)].

The major theoretical resources behind the framework are Activity Theory (the project-oriented approach, Andy Blunden, 2014), Social Domains Theory (Derek Layder, 1997), Ecological Psychology (James Gibson, 1979), and Self-Determination Theory (Edward Deci and Richard Ryan…



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Oliver Ding

Founder of CALL(Creative Action Learning Lab), information architect, knowledge curator.