Monthly Archives: May 2016

EDEV_505 Week 2_5

Thanks for bringing Kegan and Lahey’s (2009) book to my attention. I’ve found Kegan’s The Evolving Self (1982) highly influential in shaping my understanding of self so thank you for giving me the opportunity to look at his later work. The … Continue reading

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EDEV_505 Week 2_4

I enjoyed your post. It seems that we have much in common regarding the shaping of our educational values; in particular, what is noteworthy is our joint exhortations for self-improvement. I would like, however, to caution against believing that we … Continue reading

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EDEV_505 Week 2_3

Thanks for the broad outline of how your educational values developed. I’d like to ask you about your assertion that “A good learning experience influences positively educational values” and vice versa (Alexandrou, 2016). At first sight, this statement seems self-explanatory, … Continue reading

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EDEV_505 Week 2_2

I enjoyed reading about your institution’s sense of value on integrity and heritage. I see many parallels between your situation and my own. Two points from your post require further investigation. The first is about the general nature of value … Continue reading

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EDEV_505 Week 2_1

Your posts develops many points I find interesting. I will ask a few quick questions about some of these. You begin by categorising people into three types based on their beliefs about values. I wonder if rather than separating these … Continue reading

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Mod 5 Week 2 Initial Post

Locating the source of an individual’s educational values is an exercise in personal exploration. What does it mean to say such-and-such is a source of a value? At face value (no pun intended), some ‘sources’ are quite straightforward. If I am … Continue reading

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