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Mulcahy, Dianne – Discourse: Studies in the Cultural Politics of Education, 2019
This paper examines the critical contribution that affects as "bodily" capacities to act, engage and connect can make to children's learning in museums and schools. Drawing chiefly on empirical material collected over the course of visits by school children to Museums Victoria, Australia, and bringing a sociomaterial sensibility to bear,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Politics of Education, Museums, Instruction
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Green, Jennifer – Discourse: Studies in the Cultural Politics of Education, 2019
Teacher-led initiatives built upon relationships, moral purpose, and a commitment to act have the potential to bring about change in twenty-first century schools. In order to implement and sustain change, teachers must collaborate with diverse colleagues and members of the school community. Intergroup communication across cultural and linguistic…
Descriptors: Intercultural Communication, Cultural Differences, Educational Change, Teacher Collaboration
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Hung, Cheng-Yu – Discourse: Studies in the Cultural Politics of Education, 2019
This article challenges the simplistic and reductive image of Taiwanese schoolteachers, and reveals their actions of resistance during the turmoil of the recent curriculum reform controversy. Despite the fact that teachers are not usually portrayed as progressive and revolutionary agents, in the face of the disputed curriculum revision in 2014,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Elementary School Teachers, Secondary School Teachers, Educational Change
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Feng, William Dezheng – Discourse: Studies in the Cultural Politics of Education, 2019
This paper investigates the representation of social values and their ontogenetic development in English as a foreign language textbooks in Hong Kong. Adopting a social semiotic approach, it considers social values in textbooks as semantic categories which are constructed by complex semiotic discursive resources, and develops an explicit framework…
Descriptors: Moral Development, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction