4
Dec
2009

Press Play - A Teaching Experiment in Creative Computing

A documentary about a six week experiment in teaching and learning carried out by the Creative Computing Team in the Faculty of Engineering and Computing at Coventry University.

To find out more please visit Creative Computing at Coventry University

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27
Nov
2009

Open Access, Open Books, Open Humanities - Professor Gary Hall

A talk given by Professor Gary Hall at the CONFERÊNCIA SOBRE O ACESSO LIVRE AO CONHECIMENTO, University of Minho – Braga, 26-27 November, 2009.

Professor Gary Hall discusses the issues around Open Access in the Humanities.

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23
Oct
2009

More than ‘Delivery’: Transformative Learning in the Workplace - David Young at iPED 2009

Professor David Young addresses learning in the workplace. He argues that work-based learners are willing and capable of taking responsibility for shaping and managing their own learning, that they can initiate and sustain academic discourse on-line and at a distance and that they feel a sense of pride and achievement in doing so.

This keynote speech is taken from the iPED 2009 conference on 'Researching Beyond Boundaries'.

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7
Aug
2009

Critical Pedagogy, Critical Theory and Critical Hope - Interview with Sarah Amsler

In this podcast, in conversation with Gurnam Singh, Sarah Amsler, Lecturer in Sociology at Aston University shares some of her own praxis in this area critical pedagogy.

In particulalr, she discusses the relationship between critical pedagogy, critical theory and the sociology of ‘hope’. In doing so she talks about how critical pedagogy come to life in many roles as a teacher/researcher/activist/citizen.

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7
Aug
2009

Popular Education and Higher Education - Interview with Jim Crowther

Jim Crowther is Senior Lecturer in Education at Edinburgh University. In this talk he explores the ideas associated with popular education and their relevance to higher education.

Through reflecting on his working class roots and educational journey, as an adult learner, Jim offers a unique insight the ways in which the underpinning ideologies and practices associated with critical pedagogy and popular education can be deployed by academics, in their role as teachers and researchers.

7
Aug
2009

Indigenous Pedagogy - Interview with Michael Williams

In this podcast Michael Williams discusses some the pedagogical strategies that he has developed to address the silencing that takes place in traditional teaching and learning.

Michael is the director of the Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Studies Unit at the University of Queensland. Its objective is to become a centre of excellence and expert opinion on teaching, research and consultation in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures and to maintain a committed system of personal and academic support for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students.

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7
Aug
2009

Critical Reflection and Critical Pedagogy - Interview with Philip Chambers

In this podcast Dr Phil Chambers, in conversation with Dr Graham Steventon, explores the importance of reflection in enabling critical thinking.

In particular the discussion identifies the relationship between some of the principles of critical pedagogy and critical reflection, of the importance of locating self in the learning process, of voice, dialogue, respect and creativity.

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7
Aug
2009

Autonomist Marxism, Social Movements and Popular Education - Steve Wright

In this podcast Steve Cowden interviews Dr Steve Wright, the Australian Marxist academic about his work on Italian workerist theory and the social movements.

Fitting into the broader tradition of ‘Autonomist Marxism’ associated with the work of writers such as Antonio Negri, Sergio Bologna and Mario Tronti, Steve discusses the relationship between the Italian Social Centre movement and the traditions associated with critical pedagogy and popular education emerging from South America.

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7
Aug
2009

The Neoliberal University, Critical Pedagogy and Popular Education - Part 1

In conversation with Gurnam Singh, in this first of two podcasts, Dr Joyce Canaan, Reader in Sociology at Birmingham City University and Co-ordinator for Sociology at the Centre for Sociology, Anthropology and Politics (CSAP)at Birmingham University in the UK, offers a compelling analysis of the impact of neoliberalism on university life.

This is prefaced with personal reflections on her own intellectual and professional journey and how she became committed to critical pedagogy and popular education.

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7
Aug
2009

The Neoliberal University, Critical Pedagogy and Popular Education - Part 2

In this second in a series of two interviews, following on from her critique of the ‘neoliberal university’, Dr Joyce Canaan outlines some of the political and pedagogical strategies she has developed within her work as a academic activist.

Moreover, as a founding member of the Critical Pedagogy and Popular Education Network based at CSAP, Joyce discusses some of the various activities she has supported and participated in; most notably, the links she has developed with Venezuelan popular educators. Last, in reflecting on her own teaching practices, Joyce ends by offering a series of suggestions as to how university academics can inculcate the principles and methods associated with critical pedagogy and popular education into their own teaching practices.

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