Preliminary thoughts on a praxis of higher education teaching
Gibbs, Paul (2004) Preliminary thoughts on a praxis of higher education teaching. Teaching in Higher Education, 9 (2). pp. 183-194. ISSN 1356-2517
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This article considers the notion of a praxis of higher education teaching. Our arguments are drawn from the existential literature and the particular contribution made by Heidegger. They point to a learning community where the community practises the scholastic processes of conversation, involvement and engagement as modes of revealing knowledge. In the search for authenticity the practice of learning is as important as the acquisition of the practical skills of scholarship, but it needs to be contextualized within a form of learning community currently shunned by the demands of an economically effective model of higher education.
|Research Areas:||A. Middlesex University Schools and Centres > Centre for Education Research and Scholarship (CERS)|
A. Middlesex University Schools and Centres > School of Health and Education
|Citations on ISI Web of Science:||6|
|Deposited On:||23 Jun 2009 15:52|
|Last Modified:||04 Mar 2015 14:37|
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