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Robin Brayne : Learning Together Conference

Published on October 31, 2012, in Fall 2012.
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Rudkowski presents on the Living Building and teaching through environments

Published on October 11, 2012, in Fall 2012.

MAGDALENA RUDKOWSKI  “The more time you spend with children, the more you notice how inquisitive they are about the world and how keen is their thinking even about the most subtle things – things which escape materiality, easy recognition, definite forms, and the laws of invariance, things you can touch but can’t touch, that brush

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Stumbling in a Murky Place – An account of a “tempting” methodology

Published on October 11, 2012, in Fall 2012.

ROSA HONG CHEN  Abstract: In this paper, I take on a “post”-concept as the point of departure to reflect on a troubled thinking and practice of research. Struggling with making methodological decisions, I put deconstructivism to work within the limits of methodology and the presentation of methodology with a particular focus on their situatedness, contingency,

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The absence of ESL students’ voices in education

Published on October 11, 2012, in Fall 2012.

YEONJUNG (JUDY) LEE   “To enable learners of ESL means… ensuring equity of educational opportunity for all students. As educators, we celebrate the diversity of our student population, and wish to promote a climate of acceptance and respect for all.” -ESL Advisory Committee Report, 1990  “The question at hand is how we can best respond to

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The Emperor’s New Clothes: Exposure and Vulnerability in Academe

Published on October 11, 2012, in Fall 2012.

SADIE DONOVAN  As a white, female, aspiring anti-racist researcher and scholar, issues of power and whiteness are never resolved. I must continually disrupt and be disrupted by the source of my social capital, never finding comfort in the assumption that ‘I’ know what it means to be a critical white anti-racist scholar. This realization has

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Informal and Participatory Cultures in Music Education

Published on October 11, 2012, in Fall 2012.

Deanna C. C. Peluso Informal and Participatory Cultures in Music Education: Pitfalls and Possibilities Music provides a forum to explore knowledge, creativity, collaboration and expression as a part of the human condition, in which we relate self-identity, self-knowledge and a socio-cultural context for our experiences (Hodges, 2005). Many youth are able to be involved in

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Unknown Unknowns: Is Virtue Something We Can Empirically Observe?

Published on October 11, 2012, in Fall 2012.

SHANNON RODGERS   Abstract: Given the general interest on the part of governments and educators to teach students about citizenship and character, it is worthwhile to examine particular assumptions about virtue, including that virtue is a definable thing or an identifiable set of qualities; that it can be observed and therefore known; and that it can

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