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By Anne Harris

Serious performs is the systematic examine of 1 (fictional) school room tradition populated via six scholars and their professors, imaginatively conceived from interviews, event, statement and thematic research. This play-as-research-text goals to supply an stumble upon either inventive and scholarly for readers. The characters who populate it are drawn from the authors' stories as researchers, lecturers, and function makers and are available from the fields of well-being, functionality reports, schooling and management experiences. this article is a must-read for qualitative researchers and scholars of well-being sciences, communications, interdisciplinary ethnography, rhetoric, schooling, sociology, drama and theatre arts. this article highlights new methodological pathways in a rapidly-evolving international examine panorama. It additionally poses severe questions about schooling, id and creativity that readers can ponder. Written with humor and keenness, scholars will get pleasure from interpreting excerpts aloud at school, or on their lonesome. This play should be learn or played in basic terms for excitement, or used as a category textual content in classes that deal with qualitative examine equipment, functionality experiences, schooling, instructor education, pedagogy and curriculum, arts-informed inquiry and learn ethics.

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How does that constitute ‘knowledge’. ‘Because it’s true’, they’ll say. ‘Ah, truth’, I say, ‘truth is next week’s topic’. How many years have I been doing this? More than I care to admit. And to be honest sometimes I have to ask myself if I’m any more certain of the answers now than I was when I started , but that’s another discussion for later. KURT Barb, who are talking to? BARB (ignoring him, to all) Now, who do we have up first. Andrea? Thanks for starting us off. Tell us about your project – just a five minute overview is fine.

So, what I know. To begin with a moment, from the classroom. A moment of surprise, uncertainty, what is it that 36 Slide 1: Gretel Slide 2: Australian landscape The Pioneer My Slide 3: (Francine starts to set up) not, Shifting identities in the primary school classroom, art as mediator for children’s multiple epistemologies. (Francine flicks through her powerpoint presentation without comment) (to audience, as Malcolm prepares to present) Malcolm begins to set up his presentation) To Barb am The Empty Room, the unreconstructed life of Dorothy Hewett.

Thanks for starting us off. Tell us about your project – just a five minute overview is fine. ANDREA (Slide 1) This is Gretel. She’s nine. She has been diagnosed with a learning difficulty. She hates coming to school. She loves art. She and her sister are currently in foster care as her mother is ill. She’s in my Grade 3 class. So, what I know. To begin with a moment, from the classroom. A moment of surprise, uncertainty, what is it that 36 Slide 1: Gretel Slide 2: Australian landscape The Pioneer My Slide 3: (Francine starts to set up) not, Shifting identities in the primary school classroom, art as mediator for children’s multiple epistemologies.

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