Category Archives: Dialogue

Constructing Resourceful or Mutually Enabling Communities

The whole idea of being a “participant,” of being an involved actor as distinct from being an “external observer” standing over against or apart from what one is learning about or researching into, is crucial in everything that follows below. … Continue reading

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An Ontological Understanding of Dialogue in Education

This dissertation develops an ontological understanding of dialogue that is then used to reconsider the forms and purposes of schooling.  Employing the works of Martin Buber and Mikhail Bakhtin, the work departs from the literature on schooling that treats dialogue … Continue reading

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On Interlistening and the Idea of Dialogue

Among the many analytical categories bequeathed by linguistics to the study of dialogue, some inadvertently conceal more than they reveal. In addition to instantiating such fictions as speaker and listener or langue and parole, these categories tend to privilege the … Continue reading

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Dialogic Leadership for Social Justice

In this article, I draw on current scholarship about leadership for social justice, to develop a framework intended to help educational leaders think about leading for social justice. I critically examine some ways in which the status quo marginalizes large … Continue reading

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Bakhtin – Dialogue on Dialogic Pedagogy

The uniting theme of these discussions are a strong commitment by all participants to apply the dialogic framework developed by philosopher and literary theoretician Bakhtin to education. In this special issue, Eugene Matusov and Kiyotaka Miyazaki have developed only three … Continue reading

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Bakhtin’s Chronotopes in Education: Conventional and Dialogic

Bakhtin defines chronotope in his literary dialogic theory as the unity of time and space where events occur. Here, in this conceptual paper, I expand and apply this notion to education, discuss, and illustrate the three major espoused educational chronotopes … Continue reading

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Dialogic Multicultural Education Theory and Praxis

The purpose of this theoretical article is to highlight the role that dialogic pedagogy can play in critical multicultural education for pre-service teachers. The article starts by discussing the problematic that critical multicultural education poses in a democratic society that … Continue reading

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Bakhtinian Pedagogy

This collection of essays brings Bakhtinian ideas into dialogue with educational practice across cultural and pedagogical boundaries. These encounters offer fresh perspectives on contemporary issues in education, and consider pedagogical responses that are framed within a dialogic imperative. The book … Continue reading

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Dialogue and Culture

The volume deals with the relationship between language, dialogue, human nature and culture by focusing on an approach that considers culture to be a crucial component of dialogic interaction. Part I refers to the so-called ‘language instinct debate’ between nativists … Continue reading

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The Language Instinct – The New Science of Language and Mind

Language is so tightly woven into human experience that it is scarcely possible to imagine life without it. Chances are that if you find two or more people together anywhere on earth, they will soon be exchanging words. When there … Continue reading

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