Dialogue: the value of learning together

Renowden, Jane (2013) Dialogue: the value of learning together. In: James, Maria and Renowden, Jane and West-Burnham, John, (eds.) Rethinking the curriculum: embedding moral and spiritual growth in teaching and learning. Brown Dog Books & The Self Publishing Partnership, Bath, pp. 48-61. ISBN 9781903056424

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Abstract

This chapter explores the importance of dialogue in teaching as a means of supporting learners to connect and re-connect with their own learning, thereby enhancing a sense of well-being and connectedness with themselves. It is my contention that dialogue is part of the educational process and as such contributes to well-being because it supports learners' understanding of themselves and the world around them. This has been my experience as a learner, whose role as a Senior Lecturer in Education is to support student learners as they develop their emerging pedagogical understandings. It has also been the experience of the undergraduate student teachers I work with, whose voices will be heard throughout this chapter

Item Type: Book Section
Uncontrolled Keywords: Education; Curriculum; Quality of life; Pegagogy; Learning; Spiritual and moral development; Dialogue; Educational values
Subjects: 200 Religion > 240 Christian moral & devotional theology
300 Social sciences > 370 Education
300 Social sciences > 371 Schools & their activities; special education
300 Social sciences > 375 Curricula
School/Department: School of Education, Theology and Leadership
Depositing User: Catherine O'Sullivan
Date Deposited: 03 Feb 2014 11:14
Last Modified: 03 Feb 2014 11:14
URI: http://research.stmarys.ac.uk/id/eprint/656

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