Daily Archives: April 9, 2013

Os segredos da Finlândia – Como constrói a melhor escola do mundo

O fato de o professor ter autonomia para trabalhar em sua sala de aula também colabora com a visão social tão positiva. Há um currículo nacional básico, que dita as linhas gerais do que deve ser ensinado, mas o docente … Continue reading

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A Ph.D. Thesis teaches you to commit to your ideas

One of the often mocked delusions of a doctoral program is that you begin to think your tiny little area of research is of great, earth-shattering importance. This might, on the surface, seem like a bad thing, but it’s actually … Continue reading

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Dialogic Inquiry: Towards a Sociocultural Practice and Theory of Education

Book. For more than a quarter-century, the polemics surrounding educational reform have centered on two points of view: those that favor a “progressive” child-centered form of education, and those that would prefer a return to a more structured, teacher-directed curriculum … Continue reading

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The Practice of Dialogue in Critical Pedagogy

This paper examines dialogue in the higher education classroom. Instigated by my teaching experiences and the paucity of empirical studies examining dialogue in the higher education classroom, I present a re-examination of data I collected in 1996 for an ethnographic … Continue reading

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Beyond Discourse: Education, the Self, and Dialogue

Drawing on the works of Martin Buber and Mikhail Bakhtin, the author explores the roles that dialogue, laughter, and spontaneity play in the education of the whole person. Using Mikhail Bakhtin’s concepts of dialogue and carnival, and in connection with … Continue reading

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How not to write a PhD thesis

In this guide, Tara Brabazon gives her top ten tips for doctoral failure. Therefore, to offer insights to postgraduates who may be in the final stages of submission, cursing their supervisors who want another draft and further references, here are … Continue reading

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