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Reflections on that-has-been : Snapshots from the students-as-partners movement
EDITORIAL NOTE (Alison): The idea for this multipart reflective essay emerged from first author Christel Brost’s reflections on her experience of striving to develop a students-as-partners approach within the context of a ...
Revealing the Ritually Concealed: Custodians, Conservators, and the Concealed Shoe
Concealed shoes are footwear purposely concealed within domestic buildings. The motivations behind their concealments are unknown to us, but the prominent theory suggests that shoes were employed as apotropaic (evil-averting) ...
Does gender matter? A cross-national investigation of primary class-room discipline.
Fewer than 15% of primary school teachers in both Germany and the UK are male. With the on-going international debate about educational performance highlighting the widening gender achievement gap between girl and boy ...
Wittgenstein and Communication Technology : A conversation between Richard Harper and Constantine Sandis
This paper documents a conversation between a philosopher and a human computer interaction researcher whose research has been enormously influenced by Wittgenstein. In particular, the in vivo use of categories in the design ...
Speaking the target language outside the classroom in friendship groups: : a comparative study of international and local modern foreign language students with a focus on employability
Foreign language students at university in the UK, both international and local, do not appear to practise the target language much outside class nor form international friendships that would be positive for their learning, ...
Testimonial Insult: A Moral Reason for Belief?
When you don’t believe a speaker’s testimony for reasons that call into question the speaker’s credibility, it seems that this is an insult against the speaker. There also appears to be moral reasons that count in favour ...
Wittgenstein in the 21st Century
Weber and Coyote : polytheism as a practical attitude
Hyde claims that the trickster spirit is necessary for the renewal of culture, and that he only lives in the ‘complex terrain of polytheism’. Fortunately for those of us in monotheistic cultures, Weber gives reasons for ...