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Western epistemic dominance and colonial structures: Considerations for thought and practice in programs of teacher education
  • J. Kerr
  • Political Science
  • 3 October 2014
뀀ഀȠ Abstract뀀ഀȠ This article is an exploration of the dynamics of contemporary colonialism in the Canadian settler nation-state in the context of programs of teacher education. From my perspective asExpand
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Habituation: A Method for Cultivating Starting Points in the Ethical Life
The Aristotelian concept of habituation is receiving mounting and warranted interest in educational circles, but has also been subject to different lines of interpretation and critique. In thisExpand
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Unsettling Gadamerian Hermeneutic Inquiry: Engaging the Colonial Difference
This article is an exploration of the opportunities and limitations of engaging Gadamerian philosophical hermeneutics in interpretation of Indigenous scholarly texts, and the complications of aExpand
Indigenous Education in Higher Education in Canada: Settler Re-Education Through New Materialist Theory
In this viewpoint, I consider the contributions of new materialist theorizing to the field of Indigenous educational initiatives in Canadian universities in the context of Settler colonialism.Expand
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Educating heart and mind : fostering ethical emotional learning in elementary schools
There have been calls for a renewed emphasis on balancing educating the heart and mind in elementary education in response to troubling global problems such as poverty, environmental destruction,Expand
Exploring Theoretical Frameworks of Problem Based Learning Through Aoki’s Curriculum-as-Plan and Curriculum-as-Lived
In this chapter I will explore the theoretical understandings and commitments that inform problem based learning (PBL), as it is understood and promoted in different disciplines and places but willExpand
Promoting Dialogue on Teacher Professionalism: Opening Possibilities Through Gadamer’s Aesthetic Judgment and Play Metaphor
In the province of British Columbia where I live and work, teaching is labelled a profession by the government, universities, and school boards; yet, paradoxically teachers are subject to increasingExpand
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