Title

Creating Performances for Teaching and Learning: A Practice Session for Pedagogy

Document Type

Book

Publication Date

2017

Keywords

teaching, creativity, learning, educational philosophy, critical pedagogy, communication

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-54561-5

Abstract

This book uses the metaphors of practice spaces and practice sessions to demonstrate the connection between creative and performance practices, and critical pedagogy. It offers a conceptual framework for using performance and creative practices as starting points for developing philosophies and practices of teaching that are grounded in aesthetic, creative, and critical approaches to education. The practice sessions for pedagogy presented include a range of creative endeavours, such as performance workshops, musical routines, crafting practices, and writing. By focusing on the critical function of creative practices, the book emphasizes the ways creativity can reveal the relationship between everyday acts, and social and cultural ideologies and structures. Creative practices also present the opportunity for imagining new, more socially just and inclusive, configurations of these relationships. This book is designed for teachers and students interested in critical pedagogy, performance, and creative educational practices.

Was this content written or created while at USF?

Yes

Citation / Publisher Attribution

Creating Performances for Teaching and Learning: A Practice Session for Pedagogy, 187 p.

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