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Cortazzi, Martin; Jin, Lixian – International Journal of Education and Literacy Studies, 2021
This paper employs the innovative method of Elicited Metaphor Analysis to present original research in Malaysia into students' metaphors for 'language'. We summarize reasons why language and first/ second language learning are centrally important in education, and show patterned features of language metaphors in proverbs and in teacher talk about…
Descriptors: Figurative Language, Language Usage, Native Language, Second Language Learning
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Riley, Howard – Arts and Humanities in Higher Education: An International Journal of Theory, Research and Practice, 2021
Whilst the faculties of literacy and numeracy are rightly recognised as worthy of pedagogical nurturing, this article champions a more venerable articulacy -- "visualcy" -- crucial to a healthy culture, arguing that the one domain of human inquiry which distinguishes the visual arts from other disciplines is surely that surrounding the…
Descriptors: Neoliberalism, After School Programs, Literacy, Numeracy
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Beach, Dennis – Ethnography and Education, 2020
Trangression is an act of challenging boundaries that separate apparently distinct oppositional categories objects. Examples are categories such as such as civilised/primitive, male/female, master/servant, Lordship/bondage. The article deals with such transgressions related to the evolution of class consciousness transgressive critical thinking.…
Descriptors: Aesthetics, Critical Thinking, Neoliberalism, Social Class
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Riley, Howard – Arts and Humanities in Higher Education: An International Journal of Theory, Research and Practice, 2019
This article addresses a question still frequently posed in the context of UK universities which offer courses in the visual arts: "Does the PhD research model of contributing new knowledge fit art, where there are no definitive answers and the main strength of the research is its ability to question?," answering in the positive by…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Visual Arts, Doctoral Students, Student Research
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Tekgül, Duygu – Language and Intercultural Communication, 2019
This study seeks to analyze book group discussions on translated fiction in terms of micro public spheres. The paper explores the potentials of this perspective based on ethnographic data collected through participant observation with reading groups located across Britain. The discussion demonstrates the public sphere in operation beyond the…
Descriptors: Fiction, Clubs, Books, Group Discussion
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Harman, Kerry – Studies in Continuing Education, 2018
This paper explores possibilities for more democratic approaches to researching learning in and through everyday workplace practices. This links with a concern with who is able to speak in representations of learning at work, what is able to be spoken about and how knowing, learning and experience are inscribed in theories of workplace learning. I…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Workplace Learning, Educational Research, Experience
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Kardos, Leah – Action, Criticism, and Theory for Music Education, 2018
Having been asked to respond to Action Ideal VIII by the Mayday Group, concerning technology and its impacts on music education, what follows are some observations and reflections from my experiences teaching undergraduate music and music technology degrees in the UK. I put forward the idea that Post-Digital music aesthetics reflect an emergent…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Music Education, Active Learning, Inquiry
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Griffin, Shelley M.; Rowsell, Jennifer; Winters, Kari-Lynn; Vietgen, Peter; McLauchlan, Debra; McQueen-Fuentes, Glenys – International Journal of Education & the Arts, 2017
The arts have long been known as a central medium for nurturing artistic expression and aesthetic responses. Notions of arts-based teaching are combined with concepts of literacy and composition, focusing on the fact that these separate fields have the potential for relational meaning making. In this article, three arts-based, qualitative research…
Descriptors: Art Education, Music Education, Drama, Individual Power
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Jessop, Sharon – Studies in Philosophy and Education, 2017
In recent years, culture has become significantly politicized, or conspicuously de-politicized, in different parts of the UK, making its appearance in education policy of pivotal interest and ripe for critical attention. From the vantage point of Theodor Adorno's work on the culture industry and his writings on the work of the teacher, I argue…
Descriptors: Educational Philosophy, Culturally Relevant Education, Cultural Pluralism, Politics of Education
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May, Shaun – Research in Drama Education, 2017
This paper discusses a project that used comedy workshops to explore the humour of autistic teenagers, focusing the discussion around three traits often -- and negatively -- associated with autism. The paper will then point to ways of rethinking these traits, and argue that doing so opens up a space for considering the aesthetics of comedy on the…
Descriptors: Autism, Humor, Workshops, Aesthetics
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Papushyna, Valentyna – Comparative Professional Pedagogy, 2017
The author of the article analyzes the concept and primary factors of personality aesthetic culture development in the context of higher education in England. The scholars' works and pedagogical advanced experience of the country nowadays pay special attention to forming personal creativity and self-realization of modern specialists. They are…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Aesthetics, Higher Education, Personality
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Chappell, Kerry Anne; Pender, Tamsin; Swinford, Elizabeth; Ford, Katherine – International Journal of Early Years Education, 2016
This paper focuses on how wise humanising creativity (WHC) is manifested within early years interdisciplinary arts education. It draws on Arts Council-funded participatory research by Devon Carousel Project and University of Exeter's Graduate School of Education. It is grounded in previous AHRC-funded research, which conceptualised WHC in the face…
Descriptors: Creativity, Art Education, Participatory Research, Science Education
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Sanford, Katherine; Clover, Darlene E. – Canadian Journal for the Study of Adult Education, 2016
Public libraries have long been considered important spaces of adult education and learning. However, major social changes over the past few decades, and the impact these have had on libraries' work, have received little attention. Our three-year cross-national study of libraries in Canada and Britain explored how librarians navigate the discourse…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Public Libraries, Aesthetics, Foreign Countries
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McCarthy, Lynne – Research in Drama Education, 2015
"Soil Depositions" was an art activist project that responded to the 2011 Irish Traveller eviction at Dale Farm in Essex when three resident women donated small amounts of soil from the site of their former home. The soil was subsequently deposited, framed and documented in various national and international locations. This article…
Descriptors: Art Activities, Females, Foreign Countries, Aesthetics
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Cavalloa, Amelia – Research in Drama Education, 2015
This paper will explore the effect that creative, non-traditional uses of audio description (AD) have on the audience during a performance, and how they trouble normative understandings of aesthetics and representation. This will be done by analysing two pieces created by Extant Theatre, the UK's only professional theatre company of visually…
Descriptors: Audio Equipment, Theater Arts, Foreign Countries, Visual Impairments
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