Destabilizing binaries in early childhood education: the possibilities of pedagogical documentation

Kocher, Laurie and Pacini-Ketchabaw, Veronica (2011) Destabilizing binaries in early childhood education: the possibilities of pedagogical documentation. In: Beyond binaries in education research. Routledge Research in Education . Taylor & Francis (Routledge), New York, USA, pp. 46-59. ISBN 978-0-415-88512-6

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Abstract

This chapter explores the concept of pedagogical documentation. We think of this as a research-practice tool for unpacking and destabilizing persistent binaries that construct the field of early childhood education. Specifically, we show, borrowing from existing literature on pedagogical documentation that draws on aspects of postfoundational (in particular poststructuralist and posthumanist) theoretical frameworks, how pedagogical documentation has the potential to create spaces for destabilizing binaries in the very act of practicing researching. We end the chapter by reflecting on possibilities and challenges for future research-practice directions in pedagogical documentation.


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Item Type: Book Chapter (Commonwealth Reporting Category B)
Refereed: Yes
Item Status: Live Archive
Additional Information: Chapter 5. Permanent restricted access to paper due to publisher copyright restrictions. Print copy held in the USQ Library at call no. 370.72 Bey.
Depositing User: ePrints Administrator
Faculty / Department / School: Historic - Faculty of Education
Date Deposited: 10 Oct 2011 05:41
Last Modified: 03 Oct 2014 00:14
Uncontrolled Keywords: binaries; destabilizing; early childhood education; pedagogical documentation
Fields of Research (FOR2008): 13 Education > 1303 Specialist Studies in Education > 130399 Specialist Studies in Education not elsewhere classified
URI: http://eprints.usq.edu.au/id/eprint/19766

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