How can theory and research push the boundaries to integrate transformative agendas premised on ideals of equality and social justice? The next ISCAR conference takes place from the 28th of August to the 1st of September 2017 in Québec, Canada beginning with our pre-conference workshop on “Research with Transformative Agendas: Increasing Equality in Education and Beyond”. 237 more words
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“Although the pedagogy of organizational behavior (OB) has made some progress in addressing gender, racial, and cultural diversity in the past decade, it remains essentially noncritical-politically, economically, socially, and ecologically. 361 more words
If “democracy is a system of self-governance where governance is justified by consent of the governed,,” then are our educational institutions democratic? How about our classes? 910 more words
Back when I was in college, I went through a phase when I would question everything. It began slowly with our theory class that introduced us to the Frankfurt school of thought, Gramsci, and Althusser, and as I tried to make sense of the industry and system of the mass media (for where could a Broadcast Communication graduate go?) I became disenfranchised and discouraged to join such an oppressive occupation judging by the political-economy and power relations of the system. 591 more words
Seeking to dialogue with critical teachers in public schools everywhere!
This is the first post of this blog, so let me tell you what it’s about. 796 more words
This post discusses the potentials of combining ‘critical’ and ‘possible’ discourse in gallery education. I draw upon the work of Maxine Greene and Elliot Eisner to consider how the combination of these ‘languages’ can be used to construct new individual and collective relations, boundaries and ways of thinking. 874 more words