Category Archives: Education

La crisis de la educación del pensar calculante

El problema es que la educación está prisionera de una visión reductiva, pragmática, y de lo que algún filósofo llamó el pensar calculante; es decir, todo tiene que traducirse en cifras, en ranking y resultados y eso se ha ido … Continue reading

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¡Obedece, produce, consume! Y… sobretodo no pienses

Pero además de estar en pie de guerra, paralelamente, se cierne otro gran debate que incluso resta importancia a la política educativa. ¿Los sistemas educativos actuales, ya no solo en España sino en el resto del mundo, son coherentes con … Continue reading

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Rethinking Education through Contemporary Art

This article is part of a broader investigation exploring how contemporary art allows us to think about the process that underpins our teaching and learning in order to change it. We are tutors in initial teacher education and we teach, learn and communicate … Continue reading

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When Time Makes a Difference: Addressing Ergodicity and Complexity in Education

The detection of complexity in behavioral outcomes often requires an estimation of their variability over a prolonged time spectrum to assess processes of stability and transformation. Conventional scholarship typically relies on snapshots to analyze those outcomes, assuming that group means … Continue reading

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Getting the Teacher Out of the Way: Learning, Risk, and Choice

Students learn best when teachers get out of the way. Unfortunately, university classrooms continue to be intensely teacher-centric, are driven by the teacher’s agenda and calendar, and embrace simple models rather complex alternatives. These simple types of learning environments frustrate … Continue reading

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Decolonisation of Education: academics must change what they teach, and how

The idea of decolonisation frightens many South African academics. Since students launched the movement to decolonize higher education in early 2015, I’ve heard several of my peers ask, “What do ‘they’ mean by decolonisation? Going back to the Stone Age? … Continue reading

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Networked Learning: An Educational Paradigm for the Age of Digital Networks

This book is a major contribution to the field of networked learning and provides the most comprehensive examination and analysis to date of its place in education in a networked society. As Chris Jones comments in his conclusion, at root … Continue reading

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Piaget, Vigotski y Maturana, constructivismo a tres voces

El objetivo del presente texto es presentar una síntesis de tres discursos constructivistas que están presentes y son influyentes en el ámbito de la educación, y que a nuestro entender difi~ren en algunos aspectos esenciales respecto de su concepción o … Continue reading

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Innovating Pedagogy 2015

This series of reports explores new forms of teaching, learning and assessment for an interactive world, to guide teachers and policy makers in productive innovation. This fourth report proposes ten innovations that are already in currency and are having an … Continue reading

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Thinking in Education

In “Thinking in Education”, Matthew Lipman views the concept of “schooling without thinking” as completely contrary to everything education should be. It destroys creativity and the natural impulse to learn by constricting the young child. To illustrate his point, the … Continue reading

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