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Developing Counter-Hegemonic Pedagogy In Adult & Higher Education, Mervin Chisholm May 2015

Developing Counter-Hegemonic Pedagogy In Adult & Higher Education, Mervin Chisholm

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Using various discourses including critical theory, critical pedagogy, postmodernism, feminist pedagogy and liberation theology, the importance of counterhegemonic pedagogy is underscored. This approach to pedagogy can be facilitated through various methodological engagements but the discussion is about reasoning and counter-storytelling.


Essentializing The Experiences And Expertise Of Adult Literacy Educators, Christine Pinsent-Johnson Jun 2011

Essentializing The Experiences And Expertise Of Adult Literacy Educators, Christine Pinsent-Johnson

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Adult literacy educator expertise is being subsumed by the Essential Skills framework and IALS testing methodology as both are packaged as adult literacy pedagogy. Preliminary findings from an Institutional Ethnography illustrate how educators are becoming increasingly immersed in the discursive relations of the literacy regime as they: 1) get hooked into the discourse of the regime; 2) establish a direct link with assessments and accountability requirements; and 3) are taught to change the way they teach, discounting both research and practice based knowledge of literacy and adult learning.