Complications and disturbance in university teaching: researching dangerous and troublesome knowledge.
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1. Research and develop current conceptualisations of teaching troublesome, difficult and dangerous knowledge in universities, through a comprehensive literature review and further dialogue within the UoP research group. 2 Create a log of episodes of teaching and learning that are experienced as troublesome, difficult and/or dangerous - ,through research dialogues with students and tutors, from a range of applied fields of study, such as education, nursing and other health professions, psychology, social work, early childhood studies, the built environment. 3. Develop an analysis of students' and tutors’ accounts of complications in teaching and learning through the creation of illustrative case studies. 4. Establish an initial framework for a pilot series of staff workshops on complications in university teaching 5. Disseminate project work through preparation of papers for conferences and journals.
This project set out to research and develop conceptualisations of difficulty, trouble and danger in university teaching and learning contexts and to find ways of articulating these so that they can be better understood, and acted upon more confidently and effectively. The project focused on the questions: • What causes disturbance and complications in university teaching? • How do tutors and students understand and respond to troublesome and dangerous knowledge? • How can the acquisition of such knowledge be investigated?
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