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Western epistemic dominance and colonial structures: Considerations for thought and practice in programs of teacher education

@inproceedings{Kerr2014WesternED,
  title={Western epistemic dominance and colonial structures: Considerations for thought and practice in programs of teacher education},
  author={Jeannie Kerr},
  year={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 as a settler-scholar-teacher working in teacher education, I explore the imposition of Western forms of knowledge production in higher education in settler dominated academic spaces. Through a coloniality lens, I consider the ways that educational spaces in higher education continue to support and… Expand
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