Volume 25 (3) Perspectives on Spaces
21 December 2018 Articles
Perspectives on Spaces for Teaching and Learning
This special issue focuses on a wide range of Perspectives on Spaces for Teaching and Learning. Discussion on this theme began in a series of questions following a PhD Conference at the University of Aberdeen in 2017 on ‘Perspectives on Space(s) in Our Research Contexts’. What spaces are offered or...
Hiking in the wilderness: Interplay between teachers' and students' agencies in outdoor learning
This study aimed to find out the ways in which teachers’ and students’ agency emerge in outdoor learning and in which ways students’ agentic engagement could be promoted and supported. Outdoor learning is defined here as cognitive, emotional, social, physical and educational processes designed for and taking place in natural...
Making Room: cultural resistance through Pilimmaksarniq
The investigators and participants contributing to this research have been involved in a two year project examining the factors that impact student persistence and success in Inuit Nunangat (Inuit Homelands). Inuit Nunangat is the collective term used by the Inuit residing in the four land claims regions of Canada which...
Students' Perceptions of Citizenship and Civic Engagement at Higher Education Institutions in Germany
Literature on citizenship emphasizes the role of education in providing an opportunity for young people to participate effectively in democratic life and society. However, this role and responsibility have mostly been imposed on schools, not higher education institutions. Being able to participate effectively in democracy is a complex issue that...
Opening Spaces for Indigenous Teaching and Learning through Community-Based Teacher Education
Following Nunatsiavut land claims on the Northeast Atlantic coast in Canada, Memorial University and the Nunatsiavut Government partnered to offer a community-based, Inuit-specific Bachelor of Education (IBED). This program was developed to lay a foundation for Inuit-governed schools. In the context of a broader research project on the development and...
Embodied Knowledge Construction in Writing
In cognitive and educational sciences, the writing process is an incessantly debated area, particularly when it comes to the newer methods of writing on keyboards and touchscreen devices. Despite controversies, learning through writing with digital devices remains an overlooked area of cognition. To address this gap, in this study, an...
A significant moment . . .? University Television, Aberdeen
Studio-Based Higher Education for T-shaped Knowledge Workers: A Summary of a Doctoral Thesis
Opening up the classroom: Enabling and interrupting digital media practices in School
Mental health promotion for young people - the case for yoga in schools
We Decide! Theories and Cases in Participatory Democracy, Temple University Press
Digital Storytelling in Higher Education: International Perspectives
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