Action learning, action research experiences of professionals

Whitehead, Jack (2018) Action learning, action research experiences of professionals. In: 10th Action Learning and Action Research and 14th Participative Action Research World Congress: The Action Learning and Action Research Legacy for Transforming Social Change: Individuals, Professionals, Communities Developments, Organizational Advancement, 17-20 June 2018, Norwich University, Vermont, USA. (Unpublished) Full text not available from this repository.

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Professor Whitehead is a Living Educational Theorist based in the UK. Previously at the University of Bath, he is now a Visiting Professor at the University of Cumbria, UK and Ningxia Teachers University in Ningxia, China. He originated the idea that individuals could create their own explanations of their educational influences in their own learning, in the learning of others and in the learning of the social formations in which their inquiries are located, as their living-educational-theories. He pioneered the use of digital, multi-media narratives for clarifying and evolving the meanings of the expression of embodied values in explanations of educational influence, in research degrees. The resources on his website http://www.actionresearch.net are an international resource for action researchers who are generating their own living-theories with values that carry hope for the flourishing of humanity. These theories are generated from inquiries of the kind, “How do I improve what I am doing? In which ‘I’ exists as a living contradiction.”

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Keynote)
Departments: Faculty of Education, Arts and Business > Institute of Education > Non-Initial Teacher Education
Additional Information: Abstract from '10th Action Learning and Action Research and 14th Participative Action Research World Congress - keynote speakers' in ALAR Journal Vol 23 No 2 December 2017 Page 103.
Depositing User: Anna Lupton
Date Deposited: 18 Jan 2018 12:42
Last Modified: 18 Jan 2018 12:48
URI: http://insight.cumbria.ac.uk/id/eprint/3557

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