Category Archives: RRW2

Reflections on delivering a workshop on Open Educational Practice

I’ve been leading workshops on Open Educational Practice for 2-3 years and today was the first time I’ve had my final question turned around on me – ‘Lindsay, what will YOU do as a result of the workshop?’. My mind was … Continue reading

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RRW2 Assignment planning

The last two assignments of the year being VERY close together, this final one – for the Researching the Real World 2 unit – might end up going to the wire. But I will do my best with it. I … Continue reading

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Hogan 1988: The picture gets bigger

Hogan, P. (1988) Communicative Competence and Cultural Emancipation: reviewing the rationale for educational studies in teacher education. Oxford Review of Education, 14 (2) In RRW1 we looked at truth and knowledge; what is truth? What does it mean to know? … Continue reading

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Listening to the grass grow

Wrathall, M (2005) How to read Heidegger, London: Granta, 106-118 Halfway through reading this I found myself so enamoured with it that I thrust a spare photocopy at Brendan and said ‘read this, it’s awesome’. I think he was fairly nonplussed… I’d … Continue reading

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An illusion of control

Lewin, D. (2013) No Place for Wisdom: Technological Thinking and the Erosion of Phronesis. Paper presented at the Philosophy of Education Society of Great Britain Annual Conference; New College, Oxford. 22-24 March. My last few posts have all looked at the … Continue reading

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Nature, Nurture, Nietzsche

Dreyfus, H (2006)  ‘Heidegger on the connection between nihilism, art, technology, and politics’ in Guignon, C B (ed)  Cambridge Companion to Heidegger, 2nd edition, Cambridge University Press, pp345 – 372 Open Access here: http://socrates.berkeley.edu/~hdreyfus/pdf/HdgerOnArtTechPoli.pdf So this – more than anything else I’ve read … Continue reading

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Being in teaching: a little transformation

Donnelly, J. F. (1999) Schooling Heidegger: on being in teaching. Teaching and Teacher Education. 15, pp933-949 I am feeling exceptionally blessed at the moment. The last piece of RRW2 reading I wrote about – the Ian Munday paper on problems … Continue reading

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From problems to mysteries…

Munday, I. (2012) The classroom: a problem or a mystery? Paper presented at the Philosophy of Education Society of Great Britain annual conference, New College, Oxford, 30 March – 1 April. Ian Munday’s paper poses a heartfelt challenge to technological … Continue reading

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Pathic Writing: What is it? What is it for? How do I do it?

Van Manen, M. (2007) Phenomenology and Practice. Phenomenology & Practice, 1, 1. pp. 11-30. N.B. all other references in here are secondary ones for the purpose of signposting myself to other good stuff. Here’s what I got from Max Van Manen’s … Continue reading

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