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Integrating Pedagogy and Technology
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 164

Integrating Pedagogy and Technology

Integrating Teaching and Technology: A Matrix for Professional Faculty Development provides college faculty and administrators with the foundations for a new model for integrating the two most critical dimensions of teaching and learning, pedagogy and technology: the Integrated Readiness Matrix (IRM).

Michel Foucault and Theology
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 304

Michel Foucault and Theology

  • Type: Book
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  • Published: 2017-03-02
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  • Publisher: Routledge

Whilst Foucault's work has become a major strand of postmodern theology, the wider relevance of his work for theology still remains largely unexamined. Foucault both engages the Christian tradition and critically challenges its disciplinary regime. Michel Foucault and Theology brings together a selection of essays by leading Foucault scholars on a variety of themes within the history, thought and practice of theology. Revealing the diverse ways that the work of Michel Foucault (1926-1984) has been employed to rethink theology in terms of power, discourse, sexuality and the politics of knowledge, the authors examine power and sexuality in the church in late antiquity, (Castelli, Clark, Schuld), raise questions about the relationship between theology and politics (Bernauer, Leezenberg, Caputo), consider new challenges to the nature of theological knowledge in terms of Foucault's critical project (Flynn, Cutrofello, Beadoin, Pinto) and rethink theology in terms of Foucault's work on the history of sexuality (Carrette, Jordan, Mahon). This book demonstrates, for the first time, the influence and growing importance of Foucault's work for contemporary theology.

Quantitative Research for the Qualitative Researcher
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 328

Quantitative Research for the Qualitative Researcher

Quantitative Research for the Qualitative Researcher is a concise, supplemental text that provides qualitatively oriented students and researchers with the requisite skills for conducting quantitative research. Throughout the book, authors Laura M. O’Dwyer and James A. Bernauer provide ample support and guidance to prepare readers both cognitively and attitudinally to conduct high quality research in the quantitative tradition. Highlighting the complementary nature of quantitative and qualitative research, they effectively explain the fundamental structure and purposes of design, measurement, and statistics within the framework of a research report, (including a dissertation). The text encourages the reader to see quantitative methodology for what it is?a process for systematically discovering new knowledge that can help describe, explain, and predict the world around us.

Michel Foucault's Force of Flight
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 261

Michel Foucault's Force of Flight

Michel Foucault’s Force of Light offers a comprehensive, chronological reading of Foucault’s published, and many unpublished, writings. James Bernauer claims that Foucault’s achievement was to have fashioned a series of inquiries that makes it possible to question the activity of thought itself as an ethical practice. Foucault’s ethic historicizes Kant’s great questions on knowledge, obligation, and hope. He asks not "What can I know?" but rather "How have my questions been produced? How has the path of my knowing been determined?" Not "What ought I to know?" or "What may I hope for?" by "How have the parameters of my aspirations been defined?"

The Cambridge Companion to Foucault
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 465

The Cambridge Companion to Foucault

For Michel Foucault, philosophy was a way of questioning the allegedly necessary truths that underpin the practices and institutions of modern society. He carried this out in a series of deeply original and strikingly controversial studies on the origins of modern medical and social scientific disciplines. These studies have raised fundamental questions about the nature of human knowledge and its relation to power structures, and have become major topics of discussion throughout the humanities and social sciences. The essays in this volume provide a comprehensive overview of Foucault's major themes and texts, from his early work on madness through his history of sexuality. Special attention is also paid to thinkers and movements, from Kant through current feminist theory, that are particularly important for understanding his work and its impact. This revised edition contains five new essays and revisions of many others, and the extensive bibliography has been updated.

Quantitative Research for the Qualitative Researcher
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 328

Quantitative Research for the Qualitative Researcher

Quantitative Research for the Qualitative Researcher is a concise, supplemental text that provides qualitatively oriented students and researchers with the requisite skills for conducting quantitative research. Throughout the book, authors Laura M. O’Dwyer and James A. Bernauer provide ample support and guidance to prepare readers both cognitively and attitudinally to conduct high quality research in the quantitative tradition. Highlighting the complementary nature of quantitative and qualitative research, they effectively explain the fundamental structure and purposes of design, measurement, and statistics within the framework of a research report, (including a dissertation). The text encourages the reader to see quantitative methodology for what it is?a process for systematically discovering new knowledge that can help describe, explain, and predict the world around us.

Promise Renewed
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 354

Promise Renewed

  • Type: Book
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  • Published: 1999-01-01
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  • Publisher: Loyola Press

Speaking candidly, twenty-seven noteworthy Jesuits from major areas of Jesuit higher education have contributed essays that discuss how the recent 34th General Congregation has had an impact on their scholarship and role as teachers and administrators.

The Final Foucault
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 168

The Final Foucault

  • Type: Book
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  • Published: 1988
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  • Publisher: MIT Press

The Final Foucault is devoted to his last published (and some as yet unpublished) work and includes a translation of one of his last interviews, a comprehensive bibliography of his publications, and a biographical chronology. Michel Foucault left a rich legacy of ideas and approaches, many of which still await exposition and analysis. The Final Foucault is devoted to his last published (and some as yet unpublished) work and includes a translation of one of his last interviews, a comprehensive bibliography of his publications, and a biographical chronology. Foucault was still working on his history of sexuality when he died in 1984, but his main concern remained, as throughout his career, a d...

Genuine Reciprocity and Group Authenticity
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 155

Genuine Reciprocity and Group Authenticity

Whether or not one agrees with the foreword writer's view that the author is attempting to fit the neatly rounded truths of Sartre's existentialism into the angular metaphors of Foucault's poststructuralism, Boileau juxtapose Sartre's concept of authentic existence with his fellow Left Banker's philosophizing on the relationship between individual

Developing a Center for Teaching Excellence
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 168

Developing a Center for Teaching Excellence

Developing a Center for Teaching Excellence: A Case Study Using the Integrated Readiness Matrix builds on the 2015 text, Integrating Pedagogy and Technology: Improving Teaching and Learning in Higher Education with a focus on teaching in higher education. Developing a Center for Teaching Excellence is premised on our contention in the first book that, while individual faculty members can independently begin to use the IRM to improve their pedagogical and technological skills in their content areas, an organizational structure is needed to sustain ongoing improvement. In addition, while the first book provided a primer on learning theory as it relates to pedagogy, Developing a Center for Teaching Excellence plumbs this topic more deeply from the perspective of the college instructor. Further, the second book is dedicated to demonstrating how the IRM can be institutionalized as the foundation for providing the structure and support to faculty and how they can help shape centers for teaching excellence by becoming more familiar with relevant learning theories and related pedagogical and technological approaches.