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ERIC Number: EJ898023
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2010-Oct
Pages: 17
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 48
ISSN: ISSN-0013-1857
An Immanent Machine: Reconsidering Grades, Historical and Present
Tocci, Charles
Educational Philosophy and Theory, v42 n7 p762-778 Oct 2010
At some point the mechanics of schooling begin running of their own accord. Such has become the case with grades (A's, B's, C's, etc.). This article reconsiders the history of grades through the concepts of immanence and abstract machines from the oeuvre of Deleuze and Guattari. In the first section, the history of grades as presently written until now is laid out. In the second, the concepts of immanence and abstract machines are described, and in the third section, problems are raised by reconsidering grades as machines (grade-machines).
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