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The Contradictions of Policy and Practice: Creativity in Higher Education
(London Review of Education (Taylor & Francis), 2012-07)
Whilst much of the rhetoric of current educational policy champions creativity and innovation, structural reforms and new management practices in higher education run counter to the known conditions under which creativity ...
The trouble of ‘living with others’: language, community and the politics of belonging
(SAGE Journals, 2016)
In this article I ask myself the following question: ‘Rather than try to escape the seemingly awful choice between the private and the public, between the particular and universal, or between justice and freedom, I ask if ...
Trust schools and the politics of persuasion and the mobilisation of interest
(Taylor & Francis, 2011-06-21)
This paper sets out the theoretical and methodological approach of a study of the politics of persuasion and the mobilisation of interest in relation to the Trust schools initiative in England. Drawing on the discourse ...
Struggling for visibility in higher education: caught between neoliberalism 'out there' and 'in here' - an autoethnographic account
(Taylor & Francis, 2016-11-01)
What happens when neoliberalism as a structural and structuring force is taken up within institutions of higher education, and works upon academics in higher education individually? Employing a critical authoethnograph ...
Openness and praxis: exploring the use of open educational practices in higher education
(Athabasca University Press, 2017-08)
Open educational practices (OEP) is a broad descriptor of practices that include the creation, use and reuse of open educational resources (OER) as well as open pedagogies and open sharing of teaching practices. As compared ...
A module on learning technologies for teachers in higher education
(Istituto per le Tecnologie Didattiche and Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche ITDCNR, 2018-03-06)
This paper describes a 10 European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System (ECTS ) module in Learning Technologies which forms part of a Post Graduate Diploma in Academic Practice, part of a professional development framework ...
A careful approach to digital scholarship
(Hybrid Pedagogy, 2015-07-14)
For a lot of reasons, the types of learning and knowledge valued in our world are diversifying. Networked participatory scholarship, which is increasingly carried out on social media platforms such as Twitter, provides ...
Forum Critical Thinking: Symposium on the Future of Universities: Introduction
This introduction is for a special forum with contributions from the Galway Symposium on Critical Thinking: the Future of Universities.
The Galway Symposium on Design for Learning: curriculum and assessment in higher education (Review Essay)
(Taylor & Francis, 2010-06-14)
The higher education (HE) system in Ireland, in common with many systems around the world, is facing a period of uncertainty. In the current economic climate, the seven universities in Ireland - plus the approximately 20 ...
Creativity in Education: challenging the assumptions
(Taylor & Francis, 2012-06-25)
The creative process is mysterious, intriguing and elusive. The above quote from celebrated Japanese novelist Haruki Murakami evokes an other-wordliness, a dream-like state, an escape from reality that many other creative ...