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“So it was an instrument of radical change, that’s what they thought it was. And then around about the middle of the 1980s …this computer got into the hands of school administrations and the ministries and the commissioners of education, state education departments.
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Students are typically not taught about the complex nature of interpretation and the assumptions embedded in and power imprinted on all knowledge. Many political and educational leaders deem such profoundly important dimensions of learning unimportant.
“Tastes (i.e., manifested preferences) are the practical affirmation of an inevitable difference. It is no accident that when they have to be justified, they are asserted purely negatively, by the refusal of other tastes” (Bourdieu, 1984, p.56). 1,420 more words
Tonight some incredible EdD lecturers ran a fabulously engaging writing workshop whereby we engaged in some activities, dialogue and a questions. We also recognised that aesthetics must play a role, but I struggle with the balance of audience, voice and opportunities for critical dialogue. 888 more words