Zero is where the real fun starts: evaluation for value(s) co-production

Carr, Katie and Bindewald, Leander (2019) Zero is where the real fun starts: evaluation for value(s) co-production. In: Bamber, Philip, (ed.) Teacher education for sustainable development and global citizenship: critical perspectives on values, curriculum and assessment. Critical Global Citizenship Education series . Routledge, Taylor & Francis, Abingdon, UK. Full text not available from this repository.

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Abstract

In this chapter, we propose that the dominance of the discourse surrounding quantifiable measurable phenomena over qualitative, less tangible aspects of experience is simply a provisional, although ubiquitous, discursive artefact, a story no more necessary or truthful than any alternative view. The pedigree and increasing pervasiveness of this story can be traced to the ascent of the primary of rational thinking, which assumes that knowledge is fixed and can be externally verified, that humans can 'know' - in an absolute sense - and consequently control, the material world around them, which in the Enlightenment period was closely associated with the scientific revolution.

Item Type: Book Section
Publisher: Routledge, Taylor & Francis
ISBN: 9780429427053
Departments: Institute for Leadership and Sustainability (IFLAS)
Additional Information: Chapter 13 within book.
Depositing User: Anna Lupton
Date Deposited: 21 Jun 2019 10:16
Last Modified: 21 Jun 2019 10:26
URI: http://insight.cumbria.ac.uk/id/eprint/4863

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