Posts Tagged "philosophy"

Testimonial Knowledge: Transmissive; Generative; Coconstructive?

Testimonial Knowledge: Transmissive; Generative; Coconstructive?

Some draft thoughts I wrote an age ago – keen to explore this testimony stuff again at some point Testimonial knowledge implies a particular take on knowledge in which a proposition (x) may be passed from a speaker S to…

What training do teachers need? #impact22

What training do teachers need? #impact22

The newest Philosophy of Education Society of Great Britain (PESGB) IMPACT pamphlet has been released on the role of theory in teacher education (available here). The pamphlet’s introduced by series editor Michael Hand who says: The place of educational theory…

To read or not to read: decoding Synthetic Phonics

Rather a lot of money (23.5 million) has been spent for schools to engage specifically with synthetic phonics teaching and materials, with increasing emphasis in teacher education and Ofsted criteria. There is a sizeable debate around synthetic phonics, and as…

Data and the Philosopher – what is epistemology?

After my LAK13 talk someone (sorry, forget who) asked (roughly): “you don’t actually think you can use learning analytics to tell us about epistemology do you?” In this post, I’ll first discuss the answer to the (intended) question.  I’ll then…

The Extended Knowledge Project

http://www.extended-knowledge.ppls.ed.ac.uk/?page_id=163 Can I retire and just let Edinburgh get on with it? I’ve never been to Scotland….I wonder if I could visit. I wrote my MA thesis at the IoE on the implications of the extended mind thesis for how…

Choosing epistemic methods – a Rawlsian game

I read ‘Social Epistemology’ at some point last term (see below for citation), and got a lot from it. The blending of social-normative elements of epistemology, pragmatism, and virtue epistemology are particularly interesting. I wish I’d know more about this…