LOGIN TO YOUR ACCOUNT

Username
Password
Remember Me
Or use your Academic/Social account:

CREATE AN ACCOUNT

Or use your Academic/Social account:

Congratulations!

You have just completed your registration at OpenAire.

Before you can login to the site, you will need to activate your account. An e-mail will be sent to you with the proper instructions.

Important!

Please note that this site is currently undergoing Beta testing.
Any new content you create is not guaranteed to be present to the final version of the site upon release.

Thank you for your patience,
OpenAire Dev Team.

Close This Message

CREATE AN ACCOUNT

Name:
Username:
Password:
Verify Password:
E-mail:
Verify E-mail:
*All Fields Are Required.
Please Verify You Are Human:
fbtwitterlinkedinvimeoflicker grey 14rssslideshare1
Aston, Sally (2009)
Languages: English
Types: Article
Subjects: 107

Classified by OpenAIRE into

ACM Ref: ComputingMilieux_COMPUTERSANDEDUCATION
In this paper I explain how I have generated a living educational theory of practice, as a practitioner reflecting on action (Schön, 1995). I describe a self study action research project which I undertook to improve my practice, as a senior lecturer in initial teacher education. I explain how I have learnt to improve my capacity for critical consciousness as well as contribute to the capacity of those in whose learning I may have an educational influence. Through carrying out the research, I show how my values concerning emancipation, social justice and respect for the environment are realised more fully in my practice and how I use these values as living standards of judgement to test and validate my claim to knowledge. My claim is that I have contributed to improvement of students’ knowledge, understanding, awareness and critical consciousness of some aspects of global citizenship through my specialist subject, primary design and technology.
  • The results below are discovered through our pilot algorithms. Let us know how we are doing!

    • Apple, M. (1996). Cultural Politics and Education. New York: Teachers College Press, Columbia University.
    • Arendt, H. (1978). The Life of the Mind: One volume edition. New York: Harcourt Brace and Company.
    • Aronowitz, S., & Giroux, H. A. (1986). Education Under Siege. The Conservative, Liberal and Radical Debate over Schooling. London: Routledge and Kegan Paul.
    • Benson, C. & Lunt, J. (2007). Developing Sustainability through Primary Design and Technology. Birmingham: Centre for Research in Primary Technology (CRIPT).
    • Bullough, R. & Pinnegar, S. (2004). Thinking about thinking about self-study: an analysis of eight chapters. In J.J. Loughran, M.L. Hamilton, V.K. LaBoskey & T. Russell (Eds.), International Handbook of Self-Study of Teaching and Teacher-Education Practices (pp.313-342). Dordrecht: Springer.
    • Claire, H. (2001). Not Aliens. Primary School Children and the Citizenship/PSHE curriculum. Stoke on Trent: Trentham books.
    • Department for Children, Schools and Families. (n.d.). Sustainable Schools. Retrieved April 5, 2008, from http://www.teachernet.gov.uk/sustainableschools
    • Dewey, J. (1959). Dewey on Education. New York: Teachers College Press, Columbia University.
    • Freire, P. (1970). Pedagogy of the Oppressed (M. Bergman Ramos, Trans.). London: Penguin.
    • Freire, P. (1974). Education for Critical Consciousness. London: Continuum.
    • Fullan, M. (2001). Leading in a Culture of Change. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.
    • Ghaye, A. & Ghaye, K. (1998). Teaching and Learning through Critical reflective Practice. London: David Fulton.
    • Giroux, H. (1987). Citizenship, Public Philosophy and the Struggle for Democracy. Educational Theory, 37 (2), 103 - 120.
    • Giroux, H. (1988). Teachers as Intellectuals: Towards a Critical Pedagogy of Learning. South Hadley, MA: Bergin and Garvey.
    • Habermas, J. (1972). Knowledge and Human Interests (2nd ed.). London: Heinemann.
    • Habermas, J. (1976). Communication and the evolution of society. London: Heinemann.
    • Hargreaves, A. & Fink, D. (2006). Sustainable Leadership. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.
    • Holden, C. & Clough, N. (1998). Children as citizens: Education for Participation. London: Jessica Kingsley Publishing.
    • Horton, M. & Freire, P. (1980). We Make the Road by Walking: Conversations on Education and Social Change (B. Bell, Ed.). Philadelphia, Temple University Press.
    • Howe, A., Davies, D. & Ritchie, R. (2001). Primary Design and Technology for the Future. London: David Fulton.
    • Kolb, D. A. & Fry, R. (1975). Toward an applied theory of experiential learning. In C. Cooper (Ed.) Theories of Group Process (pp.35-57). London: John Wiley.
    • Laidlaw, M. (1996). How can I create my own living educational theory as I offer you an account of my educational development? Doctoral dissertation (University of Bath, Bath, 1996). Retrieved July 15, 2009, from http://www.actionresearch.net/moira2.shtml
    • McNiff, J., Lomax, P. & Whitehead, J. (2003). You and Your Action Research Project. London: Routledge Falmer.
    • McNiff, J. & Whitehead, J. (2006). All you Need to Know about Action Research. London: Sage Publications.
    • Oxfam (2006). Education for Global Citizenship: A guide for Schools. Oxford: Oxfam. Retreived August 5, 2009, from http://www.oxfam.org.uk/education/gc/files/education_for_global_citizenship_a_gu ide_for_schools.pdf
    • Qualifications and Curriculum Authority (QCA). (1999). Curriculum, purposes, values and aims. Retrieved August 5, 2009, from http://curriculum.qca.org.uk/uploads/Statement-of-values_tcm8- 12166.pdf?return=/key-stages-1-and-2/Values-aims-andpurposes/index.aspx%3Freturn%3D/sitemap/index.aspx%23page2_p#false
    • Reading International Solidarity Centre (RISC). (2006). RISC e-news. Reading: RISC.
    • Russell, B. (1932). Education and the Social Order. London: Allen and Unwin.
    • Schön, D.A. (1995). The New Scholarship requires a New Epistemology. Change, 27(6), 26-34.
    • Smith, L. (2007, October 26). The Scale of the Problem is Huge: We've got to act now. The Times Newspaper. Retrieved from http://www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/news/uk/science/article2741666.ece
  • No related research data.
  • No similar publications.

Share - Bookmark

Cite this article