Connecting Understanding With Doing V03


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Keynote presentation delivered at 'Dealing with diversity: research strategies in deaf education', Oslo (Norway) 23-24 November 2009

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Connecting Understanding With Doing V03

  1. 1. Connecting understanding and doing Sociotechnical research in deaf education Dealing with diversity: Research strategies in deaf education Oslo (Norway) 23–24 November 2009 Ernst D. Thoutenhoofd To review this presentation see
  2. 2. Contents <ul><li>Oslo 1 objectives: web of science </li></ul><ul><li>scale up effort through collaboration embrace heterogeneity </li></ul><ul><li>increase the rate of discovery keep pace with change </li></ul><ul><li>pool innovation don’t reinvent wheels </li></ul>Date 27.10.2009
  3. 3. We live in a sociotechnical culture clinic public media local authority parliament education ¶ Bruno Latour Reassembling the social, 2005. Date 27.10.2009
  4. 4. A pupil is a sociotechnical product range ¶ Annemarie Mol The body multiple, 2002. Date 27.10.2009 ‘ Pupil’
  5. 5. Contents <ul><li>Oslo 2 objectives: social participation </li></ul><ul><li>improve participation </li></ul><ul><li>contribute to quality of life pupils and teachers </li></ul><ul><li>socialise monitoring </li></ul>Date 27.10.2009
  6. 6. David Weinberger’s Cluetrain (1999) ‘ A powerful global conversation has begun. Through the Internet, people are discovering and inventing new ways to share relevant knowledge with blinding speed.’ Expertise is no longer in an individual, but the result of social interaction.
  7. 7. Oslo 2: Connect understanding and doing Evidence-based education No child left behind politics ‘ Acting with’ human and technical actors as research practice Date 27.10.2009
  8. 8. Evidence-based education—whose reality? Date 27.10.2009
  9. 9. No child left behind—by whose standards? Date 27.10.2009
  10. 10. Wallander et al (2001) Only 9% of quality of life studies consulted with children. Date 27.10.2009
  11. 11. ‘ Acting with’ a sociotechnical landscape Date 27.10.2009
  12. 12. Stephen Heppell Chair in New Media Environments, Bournemouth University It is not an age of information, but an age of learning .
  13. 13. Thank you for your attention Thank you for your attention