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Edev_502 Hand-in Assignment 2

Learning theories contrasted: More than an exercise in rebranding EdD Module 2 Hand-in Assignment 2 Introduction That humans learn is a trivial fact. Non-trivial are the questions surrounding how we learn, which are problematic because decisions about learning deeply affect … Continue reading

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Edev_502 Hand-in Assignment 1

Self-Authorship and Self-Constructivism in the Doctoral Journey EdD Module 2 Hand-in Assignment 1 The need to identify initial being Teaching is theory permeated. When we start to look for theoretical positions, we can see them in every action, in every … Continue reading

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Edev_502 response wk9_7

Your reply highlights two critical points in modern education. I think that there are many who agree with the person who asked, “why can’t they let the professor regurgitate his rich knowledge to the student?” The lecture approach is a … Continue reading

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Edev_502 response wk9_6

I read with interest your description your examples of tension between social reproduction and transformation. Following up the references, I was struck by the lack of engagement with the idea of generational divides in the literature on professional learning. Another … Continue reading

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Edev_502 response wk9_5

The notion of segregation is challenging in terms of the wider discussion of possible future selves in the increasingly multi- and international context. Because both of you are talking about the UAE, it’s not clear to me if there’s a … Continue reading

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Edev_502 response wk9_4

In relation to the Japanese context, I couldn’t agree more when you wrote; “It is not about guiding students to elaborate possible selves but rather to give ideas of what the students should become.” There may be a tension amongst … Continue reading

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Edev_502 response wk9_3

I forgot to thank you for the information about Swansea. By the way, you were right about the doctorate being a level 8 qualification in England and Wales. http://www.naric.org.uk/europass/documents/ds_chart.pdf My expectation is that the trend towards STEM as the main epistemology will … Continue reading

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Edev_502 response wk9_2

Thanks for these references. They can be my between-module reading. Robert Aspinall (2013) has studied the role of the Japanese university. As an institution, it was founded on the structures of western establishments but not the philosophy. All of the … Continue reading

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Edev_502 response wk9_1

Those questions posed by Rita are invaluable as they capture the essence of the debates not only in this week but for the foreseeable future in global education. I’d like to comment on one question and its immediate relevance to … Continue reading

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