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Authors: Ana Cruz and Joachim Dorsch

instant spreading of disinformation, fake news, alternative facts, intentional production of ignorance, and loss of digital privacy, we need educated citizens with the analytical skills and agency in order to effectively change these trends in a modern digitally networked society lest we endanger living

In: The International Journal of Critical Media Literacy

Neoliberalism now shambles on as a zombie—but as the aficionados of zombie films are well aware, it is sometimes harder to kill a zombie than a living person. fisher , 2013 , para. 1 ∵Authoritarian politics has been casting a heavy shadow over different realms of public life across the world

In: The International Journal of Critical Media Literacy

sculpting me. Living alone for an extended length of time in a couple of foreign countries, and traveling alone in many more, made me learn about who I am, the place and people I came from, my cultural and spiritual background, perhaps more than what I learned about the hosting country and people

In: Seeking Understanding

? Whether it is better or not, according to certain criteria, one could still choose to collaborate as a way of living one’s life. In this chapter we discuss the scenario of a Japanese ‘western’, taken from one of the best films ever, Seven Samurai (1954) by Akira Kurosawa. It is a work of fiction

In: On Collaboration

and provide a more clear and useful idea of what collaboration is and is not, arguing that life would be better if we all collaborated. But before dealing with these issues, in an attempt to motivate some readers, we address the question: why collaborate ? 2 Why Collaborate? Why collaborate

In: On Collaboration

other, it has been used as a modernist category, politically speaking, to harness the resources of Enlightenment Europe as a basis for giving assurances about the future of liberal democratic societies and the American way of life. The concept was an implicit but key one assumed in an influential

In: Teaching, Responsibility, and the Corruption of Youth
Author: Paul E. Heckman

the daily life of their classrooms and school. They became researchers of the context in which they worked. Dialogues were central to this. Such dialogues—essentially inquiry discussions between teachers and other staff in the school—served as a forum for teachers to identify, describe, and discuss

In: Seeking Understanding
Author: Lan Ye

can also see that, in the disguise of Rousseau’s “nature people”, he in fact intended to develop a new social being living in his ideal society. Despite that Emile is a fictional character, criticism in the book is for real life. Rousseau claimed to get rid of the “human hand”, but Emile who was still

In: Life-Practice Educology

” ( Gordon, 2008 , p. 190). It was a reminder how history makes social life, and made plain the ways in which ableism is historically imbedded in our society. While reading your book, the participants (the lived) met me (the living) and they demanded a reckoning. My intensions with this letter are to show

In: The "Strong Poet"

Orlando persevered through his grief because s/he “was of a strong constitution and the disease never broke him as it has broken many of his peers” (p. 75). Nevertheless, although Orlando re-enters daily life and perseveres with a hopeful spirit, her thoughts and feelings are now tinged with a lingering

In: Grieving as a Teacher’s Curriculum