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ERIC Number: EJ1174353
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2018
Pages: 11
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-0013-1857
In Search of Samoan Research Approaches to Education: Tofa'a'Anolasi and the Foucauldian Tool Box
Galuvao, Akata Sisigafu'aapulematumua
Educational Philosophy and Theory, v50 n8 p747-757 2018
This article introduces Tofa'a'anolasi, a novel Samoan research framework created by drawing on the work of other Samoan and Pacific education researchers, in combination with adapting the 'Foucauldian tool box' to use for research carried out from a Samoan perspective. The article starts with an account and explanation of the process of developing and of naming Tofa'a'anolasi as a Samoan form of Critical Discourse Analysis. Following this is a discussion of the features of Tofa'a'anolasi and the theoretical underpinnings that explain the understandings and processes of this research framework. The article concludes with a story from assessment practice that acts as an example of applying this approach to educational research centred on Samoan students in Auckland, New Zealand.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: New Zealand
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