Review of Máirín Glenn's doctoral thesis, 'Working with collaborative projects: my living theory of a holistic educational practice'

Whitehead, Jack ORCID logo ORCID: (2020) Review of Máirín Glenn's doctoral thesis, 'Working with collaborative projects: my living theory of a holistic educational practice'. Educational Journal of Living Theories, 13 (1). pp. 123-125.

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The originality of Máirín Glenn’s thesis is in the explanation of how Máirín’s ontological values of love and care have transformed into her living critical epistemological standards of judgement, as Máirín produced her multimedia evidence-based living theory of a holistic educational practice. Through working with collaborative multimedia projects, Máirín explains how she developed an epistemology of practice that enabled her to account for her educational influence in learning. As Máirín claims in her abstract: "Through my research I have developed my capacity for critical engagement, especially in relation to critiquing many normative practices in dominant forms of education; specifically in terms of their underpinning technical rational ontologies and epistemologies of fragmentation. My original contributions to knowledge are to do with how I show that I can account for how I have transformed my own erstwhile fragmented epistemologies into holistic and inclusional forms of knowing and practice." In the creation of her living-educational-theory Máirín Glenn holds to a fundamental principles of Living Educational Theory research. This is the belief that each individual is capable of developing their potential for learning and knowledge creation. I do hope that you will access Máirín‘s thesis at for the following reasons.

Item Type: Article
Journal / Publication Title: Educational Journal of Living Theories
Publisher: EJOLTS
ISSN: 2009-1788
Departments: Institute of Health > Continuing Development and Health Leadership
Additional Information: This is an open access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial License, which permits unrestricted non-commercial use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.
Depositing User: Anna Lupton
Date Deposited: 14 May 2023 15:49
Last Modified: 25 Jan 2024 19:20


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