This community houses research from the Te Kura Toi Tangata Faculty of Education at the University of Waikato.

  • Supporting lower-achieving seven-and-eight-year-old children with place value understandings

    Bailey, Judy (Australian Association of Mathematics Teachers, 2015)
    The article focuses on the importance of listening to children to identify their current understandings and developing on them systematically, using the materials, to promote a conceptual understanding. It mentions that ...
  • Digital reading: From the reflective self to social machine

    Peters, Michael A.; Jandric, Petar (Addleton Academic Publishers, 2016)
    Using the form of dialogue, this paper analyzes reading in the digital age. The paper reveals the history of reading from Augustine to Wittgenstein as a changing and evolving set of practices such as the cultural invention ...
  • Openness and the Intellectual Commons

    Peters, Michael A. (Peter Lang, 2016)
    ‘Openness’ is one of the central contested values of modern liberal society and falls under different political descriptions. In this chapter I employ ‘openness’ to signal and introduce a new spatialization, interconnectivity, ...
  • Sport-war cartoon art

    Rinehart, Robert E.; Caudwell, Jayne (Sage Publications, 2017)
    In this article, We explore the extent to which political cartoons and comic strips – as mediated public and political visual art, the ‘ninth art’ according to Groensteen’s The System of Comics (2007[1999] – subvert/confirm ...
  • Preface to the special section "Michael A. Peters and Educational Leadership"

    Peters, Michael A. (Addelton Academic Publishers, 2015)
    I started writing a Preface that became a study in a genre that is defined as the novel of educational self-formation together with the various other kinds of literature that this genre – the Bildungsroman – generated that ...
  • Dissident thought: Systems of repression, networks of hope

    Peters, Micahel A. (Addleton Academic Publishers, 2016)
    In this essay I examine the figure of dissident thought in the contexts of philosophical, jurisprudential and political thought. I connect dissidence to the concept of dissent and its linguistic cognates including ...
  • Feminizing world power: A new constellation of women in politics?

    Peters, Michael A. (Addelton Academic Publishers, 2016)
    This article charts the emergence of women leaders currently in power, the highest it has ever been with 22 female heads of state and political leaders in 2015. It canvases Fukuyama's (1988) sociobiology arguments and those ...
  • Biopolitical economies of debt

    Peters, Michael A. (Addleton Academic Publishers, 2016)
    This paper provides a Nietzschean-inspired account of "biopolitical economies of debt" as a basis for analyzing the sovereign debt crises experienced by many countries in the last few decades, focusing on Greece. The paper ...
  • The eco-university in the green age

    Peters, Michael A. (Addleton Academic Publishers, 2016)
    This essay begins by tracing the conceptual ancestry of the term “eco” as the same root for both “ecology” and “economics:” where ecology concerns the logos of oikos; economics concerns the nomos of oikos. This set of ...
  • The postcolonial university

    Peters, Michael A. (Addleton Academic Publishers, 2016)
    Derrida is, perhaps, the foremost philosopher of the humanities and of its place in the university. Over the long period of his career he has been concerned with the fate, status, place and contribution of the humanities. ...
  • The history and practice of lying in public life

    Peters, Michael A. (Addleton Academic Publishers, 2015)
    This paper provides an introduction to the history and practice of lying in public life. The paper argues that such an approach is required to balance the emphasis on truth and truth-telling. Truth and lies, truth-telling ...
  • Transgressive learning in times of global systemic dysfunction: interview with Arjen Wals

    Peters, Michael A.; Wals, Arjen E.J. (Routledge, 2016)
    Arjen Wals is Professor of Transformative Learning for Socio-Ecological Sustainability at Wageningen University. He also holds the UNESCO Chair of Social Learning and Sustainable Development. Furthermore he is the Carl ...
  • A biopolítica pós-colonial no império do capital: Linhas foucaultianas de investigação nos Estudos Educacionais

    Peters, Michael A. (2015)
    Conferência "A Biopolítica Pós-Colonial no Império do Capital: Linhas foucaultianas de investigação nos Estudos Educacionais" ministrada pelo Prof. Dr. Michael Peters – University of Illinois – EUA, no dia 22 de setembro de 2015.
  • Te reo Maori, philosophy and colonialism: A conversation with Maori philosopher Carl Mika

    Peters, Michael A.; Mika, Carl Te Hira (Addleton Academic Publishers, 2015)
    Kia ora Carl Some advice if you have the time... I have been asked to give a paper at Uppsala on philosophy of language and autonomy. I want to focus on colonialism and use some examples from the colonial history concerning ...
  • On narratives of self-formation and education

    Peters, Michael A. (Addleton Academic Publishers, 2015)
    In this paper I begin with Schleiermacher review and analyze the origins of the Humboldtian model of the modern German university as an influential kind of institution that was adopted in many parts of Europe, the US and ...
  • The university in the epoch of digital reason: Fast knowledge in the circuits of cybernetic capitalism

    Peters, Michael A. (Addleton Academic Publishers, 2015)
    This article examines the university institutional in relation to the notion of time by postulating the concept of “the epoch of digital reason.” Within this epoch the university exhibits “fast knowledge” flows of knowledge ...
  • Marx, education and the possibilities of a fairer world: Reviving radical political economy through foucault

    Olssen, Mark; Peters, Michael A. (2015)
    Although this paper constitutes a revision of a paper originally published in 2007 [see note 1), the editors are pleased to republish this paper due to its theoretical importance for the critique of Marxism as well the ...
  • Anxieties of knowing: Academic pathologies, critical philosophy and the culture of self

    Peters, Michael A. (Addleton Academic Publishers, 2015)
    This exploratory paper coins the term “academic pathologies” to discuss in a critical approach the culture of the academic self focusing on what is called “anxieties of knowledge”. The paper plays with these themes in ...
  • Interview with Michael Apple: The biography of a public intellectual

    Peters, Michael A. (2015)
    Michael W. Apple is the John Bascom Professor of Curriculum and Instruction and Educational Policy Studies in the Departments of Curriculum and Instruction (CI) and Educational Policy Studies (EPS) at the University of ...
  • Technological unemployment: Educating for the fourth industrial revolution

    Peters, Michael A. (Addleton Academic Publishers, 2017)
    This paper reviews recent the concerns and discussion about technological unemployment focusing on the trope “the robots are coming” and beginning with reference to the World Summit (2015) devoted to the issue. There is ...

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