FOR OUR 2007-8 TUESDAY & THURSDAY EVENING MA GROUP ON EDUCATIONAL ENQUIRIES, RESEARCH METHODS IN EDUCATION, UNDERSTANDING LEARNERS AND LEARNING, GIFTS AND TALENTS IN EDUCATION AND MA DISSERTATIONS

5.15-7.00 1WN 3.8 Tuesday 29 April & Thursday 1 May 2008. Strengthening the methodological 'framing' and the conclusions of masters writings in relation to the most advanced writings, theories and policies of the day. Click here

5.15-7.00 1WN 3.8 Tuesday 22 April & Thursday 24 April 2008. Exploring the significance of ideas from the work of Jean Clandinin, Jerry Rosiek, Michael Watts, Jean McNiff and Amartya Sen for our educational enquiries. Click here

5.15-7.00 1WN 3.8 Tuesday 26 February & Thursday 28 February 2008. Continuing to developing our language of shared meanings of flows of life-affirming energy with values in our explanations of educational influence. Click here

5.15-7.00 1WN 3.8 Tuesday 19 February & Thursday 21 February 2008. Developing our language of shared meanings of flows of energy with values in our explanations of educational influence. Click here

5.15-7.15 1WN 3.8 Tuesday 13 November & Thursday 15 November 2007. Enhancing our creative and critical engagements with the ideas of others. A review of John White's ideas on the ideological roots of intelligence testing. Click here

5.15-7.15 1WN 3.8 Tuesday 6 November & Thursday 8 November 2007. A validation group meeting on Louise Cripps' educational enquiry, 'How do I improve my educational relationship with the learners I work with, both adults and children?' Click here

5.15-7.15 1WN 3.8 Tuesday 30 October & Thursday 1 November 2007. Expressing and communicating our educational values in our educational relationships and evaluating our educational influences in our own learning and in the learning of others in relation to our values and understandings. Click here

5.15-7.00 1WN 3.8 Tues&Thurs 23/25 October 2007. Enhancing the quality of our critical evaluations of our own writings and the writings of others using the contents of Educational Action Research Vol. 15, No. 3 of September 2007 on Young People's Voices. Click here

5.15-7.00 1WN 3.8 Tues&Thurs 16/18 October 2007. Accessing Electronic Journals - Educational Action Research Vol. 15, No. 3 of September 2007. Representing complex and relationally dynamic educational relationships and educational influences in learning. Click here

5.00-7.00 1WN 3.8 Tuesday 13 June 2007. Personalised Learning. An inclusional approach to gifts and talents in education. Creating your own living educational theories in educational enquiries. Click here

5.00-7.00 1WN 3.8 Tuesday 6 February 2007. Extracts from readings that have influenced learning. Marie Huxtable's notes for a PGCE lecture on Meeting the Needs of Gifted and Talented. Click here

5.00-7.00 1WN 3.8 Tuesday 7 November 2006. Louise with the Ontario College of Teachers' Ethical Standards and Standards of Practice. Sharing our understandings of the learning theories we use in our educational practices. Click here

5.00-7.00 1WN 3.8 Tuesday 31 October 2006. Ed Harker on Reggio Emilia, Sally Cartright on her Farmington institute project. Click here

5.00-7.00 1WN 3.8 Tuesday 24 October 2006. Sharing the learning theories we use in our understandings of ourselves as learners and learning in what we are doing. Click here

5.00-7.00 1WN 3.8 Tuesday 17 October 2006. Integrating learning theories in our understandings of learning and learners. Responding to Marie's writings on "I claim to have learnt what evidence is there for my claim and what learning theories have influenced me?" Click here

5.00-7.00 1WN 3.8 Tuesday 10 October 2006. Bring reflections on your understandings of your educational influence in your own learning and/or in the learning of others. For the assumptions in my educational perspective and pedagogy - Click here

2005-6 TUESDAY EVENING SESSIONS FOR EDUCATIONAL ENQUIRY AND RESEARCH METHODS IN EDUCATION

5.00-7.00 1WN 3.8 Tuesady 25 September. Responding to draft writings for submission by the deadline of 30/09/06 - 26/09/06 Click here

Meeting the University criteria for Research Methods in Education - 19/09/06 Click here

Ros Hurford's draft research methods in education writings for 12/09/06 Click here

Jack's update of 25th July 2006 to mediate between the 'Given Curriculum' and your 'Lived Curriculum'. Click here

5.15 -7.00 1WN 3.8 Tuesday 13th June 2006. MA, RME. Spectator Truth and Living Truth. Ironic Validity; Paradigm Wars; Framing Ed's educational enquiry. Update of mediation between The Given Curriculum and your Living Curriculum. Click here

5.15 -7.00 1WN 3.8 Tuesday 6th June 2006. MA, RME. Transforming the given curriculum into a living curriculum. Accessing e-journals. Elliot Eisner's Primacy of Experience and the Politics of Method. Evidence-based explanations of educational influences in learning. Click here

5.15 -7.00 1WN 3.8 Tuesday 25 April 2006. MA, RME. Catching up with news from over the break. Responding to a draft of Ed's educational enquiry with methods in mind. Elliot Eisner's ideas on the primary of experience and the politics of method. Methods for enquiring into our educational influences in learning. Click here

5.15 -7.00 1WN 3.8 Tuesday 28 March 2006. MA, RME. Responding to a draft of James' educational enquiry. Conviviality and referencing from the work of Michael Bassey. Distinguishing education research from educational research in Geoff Whitty's BERA 2005 Presidential Address. Click here

5.15 -7.00 1WN 3.8 Tuesday 21 March 2006. MA, RME. Taking our enquiries forward with research methods in education. The given curriculum, BERA ethical guidelines, accessing on-line resources, researching empathy. Responding to James' and Ed's Drafts. Click here

4.30 -7.00 1WN 3.8 Tuesday 13 December 2005. Responding to Juliet's account of Collaborative Learning. Marie's response to Jack's account of one possibility of being Marie Huxtable! Your accounts of your educational influences. Click here

4.30 -7.00 1WN 3.8 Tuesday 29 November 2005. Ed's visual narrative, references on pupils' voice, genesis of a living educational theory approach to professional development. Click here

4.30 -7.00 1WN 3.8 Tuesday 22 November 2005. Framing our educational enquiries with the ideas of others; Ironic Validity; Visual Narratives of educational influence. Click here

4.30 -7.00 1WN 3.8 Tuesday 15 November 2005. Enhancing the evidence of educational influences in our own learning, in the learning of others and in the learning of social formations. How could the evidence of educational influence be enhanced in the draft report from Marie Huxtable on the beginnings of the B&NES Action Research and Inclusion Group, and in Jack Whitehead's responses. Click here

4.30 -7.00 1WN 3.8 Tuesday 1 November 2005. Accessing On-line Resources. Evidence that shows our educational influences in our own learning and in our pupils'/students' learning. Click here

4.30 -7.00 1WN 3.8 Tuesday 25 October 2005. Does Jack's response to Vicky's writing clearly communicate how to meet the university's criteria for a master's educational enquiry while retaining the integrity of your own values, understandings and living theories? Continuing to share values and ideas that have influenced our understandings of what we are doing in education. Click here

4.30 -7.00 1WN 3.8 Tuesday 18 October 2005. Nathalie's Action Reflection Cycle. Continuing to share (hopefully through some writing!) values and ideas that have influenced our understandings of what we are doing in education. Click here

4.30 -7.00 1WN 3.8 Tuesday 11 October 2005. Sharing what we value in our educational influences in learning. Sharing ideas that have influenced our understandings of what we are doing in education. Click here

4.30 -7.00 1WN 3.8 Tuesday 4 October 2005. Data on Learning. Explanations of educational influences in learning. Click here

4.30 -7.00 1WN 3.17 Tuesday 27 September 2005 - First session of the 2005/06 Academic Year. Action Reflection Cycles; Methodological Inventiveness; Meanings of Educational Theory; Introducing the Educational Influences of Branko Bognar and Moira Laidlaw. Click here