Category Archives: Inquiry

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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Citizenship education and philosophical enquiry: Putting thinking back into practice

In this article, we argue for a purposeful re-introduction of philosophical inquiry to the process and pedagogy of citizenship education. We suggest the development of philosophy and critical thinking skills may usefully improve social and political awareness in young people. … Continue reading

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Dialogic Inquiry: Towards a Sociocultural Practice and Theory of Education

Book. For more than a quarter-century, the polemics surrounding educational reform have centered on two points of view: those that favor a “progressive” child-centered form of education, and those that would prefer a return to a more structured, teacher-directed curriculum … Continue reading

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An Inquiry in to the Ethical Nature of a Deleuzian Creative Educational Practice

In introducing the work of Deleuze and Guattari Massumi says, “A concept is a brick. It can be used to build the courthouse of reason. Or it can be thrown through the window.” Therefore, in taking the Deleuzian view that … Continue reading

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Building In Research and Evaluation: Human Inquiry for Living Systems

Yoland Wadsworth’s ground-breaking proposition is that the act of inquiry is the way by which every living organism and all collective human life goes about continuously learning, improving and changing. Building in Research and Evaluation explores this new approach, a … Continue reading

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Aprendizaje por Proyectos: El Modelo Kuhlthau

Read Carol Kuhltaul, una destacada académica estadounidense, experta en manejo de información, planteó este exhaustivo modelo con el objetivo de distinguir las etapas que permiten resolver los problemas en el manejo de la información. Este modelo se basa en el … Continue reading

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Information Search Process

Read The Information Search Process (ISP) is a six stage model of the users’ holistic experience in the process of information seeking. The ISP model, based on two decades of empirical research, identifies three realms of experience: the affective (feelings), … Continue reading

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The ‘information search process’ revisited: is the model still useful?

Read Introduction. This paper examines the continued usefulness of Kuhlthau’s Information Search Process as a model of information behaviour in new, technologically rich information environments. Method. A comprehensive review of research that has explored the model in various settings and … Continue reading

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Guided inquiry: learning in the 21st century

Read Read also: Information Search Process The ‘information search process’ revisited: is the model still useful? Aprendizaje por Proyectos: El Modelo Kuhlthau Based on Carol Kuhlthau‘s six stage Information Search Process, the authors present a convincing argument for recasting Guided … Continue reading

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The Epistemic Value of Curiosity

Read   In this essay, Frederick Schmitt and Reza Lahroodi explore the value of curiosity for inquiry and knowledge. They defend an appetitive account of curiosity, viewing curiosity as a motivationally original desire to know that arises from having one’s … Continue reading

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