Why is it so or indeed 'why isn't it so'?: critical spirit, a partner in Queensland TAFE teachers' lifelong learning

Tyler, Mark A. (2006) Why is it so or indeed 'why isn't it so'?: critical spirit, a partner in Queensland TAFE teachers' lifelong learning. In: 4th International Lifelong Learning Conference: Lifelong Learning: Partners, Pathways and Pedagogies, 13-16 June 2006, Yeppoon, Australia.

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Abstract

[Abstract]: Critical spirit is perceived as a disposition, a tendency or an attitude that collaborates with critical thinking to prompt the asking of the question 'why?' within vocational education and training environments. The paper explores the convergence of TAFE teachers' critical spirit, their work and the concept of lifelong learning.


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Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Commonwealth Reporting Category E) (Paper)
Refereed: Yes
Item Status: Live Archive
Additional Information: Copyright for the volume is held by the Lifelong Learning Conference Committee. The authors retain individual copyright of their own papers. Apart from any use as permitted under the Copyright Act 1968, no part may be reproduced by any process without prior written permission. Print copy held in USQ Library at call no. 378.173 Lif.
Depositing User: epEditor USQ
Faculty / Department / School: Historic - Faculty of Education
Date Deposited: 11 Oct 2007 00:33
Last Modified: 02 Jul 2013 22:35
Uncontrolled Keywords: critical pedagogy, critical thinking, VET, TAFE Queensland, why?
Fields of Research (FOR2008): 16 Studies in Human Society > 1608 Sociology > 160809 Sociology of Education
13 Education > 1303 Specialist Studies in Education > 130313 Teacher Education and Professional Development of Educators
13 Education > 1301 Education Systems > 130108 Technical, Further and Workplace Education
URI: http://eprints.usq.edu.au/id/eprint/1022

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