Linking the threads: creating clearer connections

Abawi, Lindy and Conway, Joan M. and Henderson, Robyn (2011) Linking the threads: creating clearer connections. In: Creating connections in teaching and learning. Research on Teaching and Learning . Information Age Publishing, Charlotte, NC, United States, pp. 283-299. ISBN 978-1-61735-550-9 (pbk); 978-1-61735-551-6 9 (hbk)

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The final chapter of this book explicates what realisations have emerged for educators and researchers working to create current connections to guide future directions, enunciating what and how connections can/do contribute to both educational institutions and the broader society. By linking the multi-textured threads of contexts and research methodologies, clearer ways to utilise research findings that are diverse and yet complementary become apparent. An extensive range of practical ‘creating connections’ strategies are pulled together for use by educators and researchers alike who may wish to make links, cross divides, form relationships, build frameworks or generate new knowledge in any teaching and learning environment. The intricacies and insights which are brought to the fore within the vast array of cognitive, cultural, social, emotional and/or physical aspects of understanding, meaning-making, motivating, acting, researching, and evaluating that are explored throughout these pages, constitute a form of creative endeavour and output that together weave a tapestry of meaning that not only informs but in turn creates cognitive connections to further teaching and learning possibilities.


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Item Type: Book Chapter (Commonwealth Reporting Category B)
Refereed: Yes
Item Status: Live Archive
Additional Information: Chapter 21. Permanent restricted access to published version due to publisher copyright policy. Print copy held in the USQ Library at call no. 371.102 Cre.
Depositing User: Mrs Lindy Abawi
Faculty / Department / School: Historic - Faculty of Education
Date Deposited: 18 Jan 2012 04:49
Last Modified: 03 Dec 2014 04:23
Uncontrolled Keywords: creating connections; teaching and learning; networks; partnerships; educators and researchers
Fields of Research (FOR2008): 16 Studies in Human Society > 1608 Sociology > 160809 Sociology of Education
13 Education > 1302 Curriculum and Pedagogy > 130202 Curriculum and Pedagogy Theory and Development
13 Education > 1303 Specialist Studies in Education > 130309 Learning Sciences
Socio-Economic Objective (SEO2008): E Expanding Knowledge > 97 Expanding Knowledge > 970113 Expanding Knowledge in Education
URI: http://eprints.usq.edu.au/id/eprint/20602

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