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Pushing the boundaries: Critical research in Higher Education

Clegg, Sue 2009, Pushing the boundaries: Critical research in Higher Education , in: Education in a Changing Environment Conference : Critical Voices, Critical Times, 15-16 September 2009, University of Salford. (Unpublished)

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Abstract

In her keynote Sue Clegg will argue that we need to ask critical questions about how we think about higher education. We need to debate how we, as practitioners, respond to the changing expectations of students, and government reshaping of the purposes of higher education. Critical research can destabilise common sense assumptions enabling us to pose more theoretically-informed questions. If we are to engage in debates about routine pedagogical practices and how we might attend to the student ‘voice’ we need more sophisticated ways of understanding the relationship between theory and practice.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Speech)
Themes: Subjects / Themes > L Education > LB Theory and practice of education > LB2300 Higher Education
Subjects outside of the University Themes
Schools: Colleges and Schools > College of Science & Technology
Colleges and Schools > College of Science & Technology > School of Computing, Science and Engineering
Refereed: No
Depositing User: A Langley
Date Deposited: 13 Oct 2009 08:58
Last Modified: 20 Aug 2013 17:00
URI: http://usir.salford.ac.uk/id/eprint/2346

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