Education Reconfigured

Reconfiguring education as an interaction between an individual and a culture in which both parties change, the theory of education as encounter shows, not only why education is too important to be left to the professionals, ...

Author: Jane Roland Martin

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

ISBN: 9781136813276

Category: Education

Page: 256

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Martin’s "theory of education as encounter" places culture alongside the individual at the heart of the educational process, thus responding to the call John Dewey made over a century ago for an enlarged outlook on education.
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Education Reconfigured

As philosophers throughout the ages have asked: What is justice? What is truth? What is art? What is law? In Education Reconfigured, the internationally acclaimed philosopher of education, Jane Roland Martin, now asks: What is education?

Author: Jane Roland Martin

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781136813269

Category: Education

Page: 256

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As philosophers throughout the ages have asked: What is justice? What is truth? What is art? What is law? In Education Reconfigured, the internationally acclaimed philosopher of education, Jane Roland Martin, now asks: What is education? In answer, she puts forward a unified theory that casts education in a brand new light. Martin’s "theory of education as encounter" places culture alongside the individual at the heart of the educational process, thus responding to the call John Dewey made over a century ago for an enlarged outlook on education. Look through her theory’s lens and you can see that education takes place not only in school but at home, on the street, in the mall—everywhere and all the time. Look through that lens and you can see that education does not always spell improvement; rather, it can be for the better or the worse. Indeed, you can see that education is inevitably a maker and shaper of both individuals and cultures. Above all, Martin’s new educational paradigm reveals that education is too important to be left solely to the professionals; that it is one of the great forces in human society and, as such, deserves the attention and demands the vigilance of every thoughtful person.
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Reconfiguring Knowledge in Higher Education

As the contributions to this Volume are showing the institutional transformation of higher education is still going on, and the question can be raised whether the knowledge reconfiguration processes discussed already provide the ...

Author: Peter Maassen

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 9783319728322

Category: Education

Page: 202

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Knowledge is now central to national economic competitiveness and to socio-economic endeavours concerned with inequalities and social exclusion, and in this context higher education is recognized as a core sector of national policy and strategy. Yet the changing pressures, directions and practices in relation to knowledge pose many challenges for higher education itself. How can and how should research and study programs within higher education align with wider knowledge dynamics? How can higher education prepare students in professional fields for different kinds of knowledge-intensive work practices? How can short term economic objectives for higher education be aligned with other kinds of knowledge objectives that have characterized universities and colleges, and with the intensified impact of global rankings? This book takes as its focus the core interest of higher education in knowledge, and takes as its object of inquiry the kinds of reconfiguration of knowledge evident in national policies and governance; and in the redevelopment and practices of a range of professional and academic study programs in higher education institutions in Norway and Australia. From these detailed accounts, the book demonstrates the complexity of knowledge as an object of policy and practice; the competing logics that may be evident within and between study programs and policies; and the different kinds of agents and drivers that are part of knowledge reconfiguration in higher education and that need further attention going forward.
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Posthuman and Political Care Ethics for Reconfiguring Higher Education Pedagogies

Reconfiguring. Higher. Education. Pedagogies. This book makes an important contribution to ongoing debates about the epistemological, ethical, ontological and political implications of relational ethics in higher education.

Author: Vivienne Bozalek

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781000218190

Category: Education

Page: 164

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This book makes an important contribution to ongoing debates about the epistemological, ethical, ontological and political implications of relational ethics in higher education. By furthering theoretical developments on the ethics of care and critical posthumanism, it speaks to contemporary concerns for more socially just possibilities and enriched understandings of higher education pedagogies. The book considers how the political ethics of care and posthuman/new feminist materialist ethics can be diffracted through each other and how this can have value for thinking about higher education pedagogies. It includes ideas on ethics which push those boundaries that have previously served educational researchers and proposes new ways of conceptualising relational ethics. Chapters consider the entangled connections of the linguistic, social, material, ethical, political and biological in relation to higher education pedagogies. This topical and transdisciplinary book will be of great interest for academics, researchers and postgraduate students in the fields of posthuman and care ethics, social justice in education, higher education, and educational theory and policy.
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Citizenship Education and Violence

Education reconfigured: Culture, encounter, and change. London & New York: Routledge. Riley, K., & Macbeath, J. (2003). Effective leaders and effective schools. In N. Bennett, M. Crawford, & M. Cartwright (Eds.), Effective educational ...

Author: Waghid Yusef

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 9789462094765

Category: Education

Page: 18

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The focus of this book is to offer a humane rocesponse to dealing with violence. An interpretive analysis is presented in order to think differently about violence in schools and about how a citizenship education of becoming can deal with the unpredictable consequences of violence in its own potentiality. It seems to the authors that, given the confident onslaught of violence, there is nothing left to do but to offer insight into the nature of violence itself and, by so doing, to search for unexplored ways of humane response and being. The authors are not pretending to hold a magic wand that will sanctify schools into the safe zones that they ought to be and as which they should serve in any society. This would be both presumptuous and misleading. What one is looking and hoping for, however, is a renewed engagement, a slight tilting of the perspective, so that something other than how we have always responded to violence perhaps will emerge. The authors are confident that such a deconstructive approach to violence in schools through the lens of a reconsidered view of citizenship education can assist them and others to wrestle with its potential for destruction that can be changed into options for co-belonging of a non-violent, if not peaceful, kind.
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Education Equity Economy Crafting a New Intersection

They are pedagogical in the sense of teaching poor, immigrant, and ethnic minority groups that they need to learn to submit, ... Education reconfigured as equitable must certainly address a world that wants minimally paid consumers, ...

Author: George W. Noblit

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 9783319216447

Category: Education

Page: 237

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This volume will introduce the readers to an alternative nexus of education, equity and economy, pointing to economies and educations that promote a less stratified and exploitive world, and as the chapter authors demonstrate, this view has a wide range of applications, from technology, mathematics, to environmental catastrophes and indigenous cultures. This first volume in the new book series not only introduces the series itself, but also several authors whose chapters that appear here presage the in-depth analysis that will be offered by their volumes in the series. Education is invoked repeatedly in the ‘class warfare’ that pits the population against the elites as the investment that makes the difference, in terms of both policy and individual commitment, in the economy. The economy in this scenario is competitive, accumulative, exploitive and stratifying, implying education should mirror this and prepare people to fit this economy. However, education has other historic goals of developing common cultures, national identities, and civic engagement that belie this form of economic determinism. This volume and the series will explore this new nexus of economy and education with equity.
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Cultural History and Education

redesigning the field and reconfiguring the objects of historical investigation on education. Its effectiveness, however, is widely dependent on its ability to sediment practices of historiographical reflection that produce a ...

Author: Thomas Popkewitz

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781136792472

Category: Education

Page: 376

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Cultural History and Education brings together an outstanding group of the leading scholars in the study of the cultural history of education. These scholars, whose work represents a variety of national contexts from throughout Europe, Latin America, and North America, contribute to a growing body of work that seeks to re-think historical studies in education.
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The Educational Significance of Human and Non Human Animal Interactions

In S. Robert & M. WeaverHightower (Eds.), School food politics: The complex ecology of hunger and feeding in schools around the world (pp. 183–200). New York: Peter Lang. ... Education reconfigured: Culture, encounter, and change.

Author: Suzanne Rice

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 9781137505255

Category: Education

Page: 234

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The Educational Significance of Human and Non-Human Animal Interactions explores human animal/non-human animal interactions from different disciplinary perspectives, from education policy to philosophy of education and ecopedagogy. The authors refute the idea of anthropocentrism (the belief that human beings are the central or most significant species on the planet) through an ethical investigation into animal and human interactions, and 'real-life' examples of humans and animals living and learning together. In doing so, Rice and Rud outline the idea that interactions between animals and humans are educationally significant and vital in the classroom.
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Ebook Classroom Teaching in the 21st Centruy Directions Principles and Strategies

Rethinking education in the age of technology: The digital revolution and schooling in America (2nd edition). New York: Teachers College Press. ... Democracy and education. ... Education reconfigured: Culture, encounter, and change.

Author: Clive Beck

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education (UK)

ISBN: 9780335250288

Category: Education

Page: 200

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This book highlights how education has responded to the new challenges arising in the 21st century. The changes go beyond the new forms of technology to emphasise the changing nature of education’s purpose as preparation for the workplace and society. There is now increasing importance placed on skills like collaboration, teamwork, critical thinking and autonomy which are often described as ‘21st century skills’. The book develops a comprehensive teaching approach that touches on theory but is also clear about what this means to classrooms in practice. The chapters encourage a dialogue between theory and practice so that each teacher can develop their own skills in tandem with their own experience.
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Transforming Teacher Education

Viv Ellis and Jane McNicholl argue that the academic work of teacher education needs to be reconfigured in order to stimulate the renewal of the profession of teaching and to develop new modes of educational research that will have impact ...

Author: Viv Ellis

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 9781472506399

Category: Education

Page: 176

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Teacher education has a central role in the improvement of educational systems around the world but what do the teacher educators in universities and colleges actually do? Day-to-day, how do they support the learning and development of the thousands of new teachers we need every year? And why does this matter? Drawing on recent research by the authors, situated in the growing international literature, Transforming Teacher Education puts these questions in cultural and historical context and offers a practical answer in the form of an original agenda for the transformation of current conditions in teacher education with future designs for practice. Viv Ellis and Jane McNicholl argue that the academic work of teacher education needs to be reconfigured in order to stimulate the renewal of the profession of teaching and to develop new modes of educational research that will have impact on practice as well as building the discipline of Education within the universities. They offer suggestions for future designs for teacher education, drawing not only on the latest research in teacher learning and development but from across the social sciences.
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