Resuscitating students’ learning : exploring the “Living Dead” phenomenon

Gallant, Andrea 2011, Resuscitating students’ learning : exploring the “Living Dead” phenomenon, Educational forum, vol. 75, no. 4, pp. 343-356.

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Title Resuscitating students’ learning : exploring the “Living Dead” phenomenon
Author(s) Gallant, Andrea
Journal name Educational forum
Volume number 75
Issue number 4
Start page 343
End page 356
Total pages 14
Publisher Routledge
Place of publication Abingdon, England
Publication date 2011-10
ISSN 0013-1725
Keyword(s) cultural consciousness
disengaged learners
mentally rationalized schooling
Summary There is research spanning the 20th century on student disengagement. Despite all the research, the problem remains. It is time to adopt a different perspective. This article attempts to make transparent the influences on disengagement in schools by applying Jean Gebser’s (1985) empirical phenomenological study of cultural consciousness. What differentiates this approach from previous arguments is the basic premise that the “problem” of disengagement lies not with an individual or group, but with the cultural consciousness.
Language eng
Field of Research 139999 Education not elsewhere classified
Socio Economic Objective 970113 Expanding Knowledge in Education
HERDC Research category C1 Refereed article in a scholarly journal
HERDC collection year 2011
Copyright notice ©2011, Routledge
Persistent URL http://hdl.handle.net/10536/DRO/DU:30045318

Document type: Journal Article
Collection: School of Education
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