Revisiting data: negative space and the palimpsest

This week at the Art Education Research Institute‘s first annual symposium I presented a paper where I revisited some of the data from my dissertation. Rather than analyze how the young people represented the results of our collaborative project, I attempt to look at the negative spaces surrounding this material and question the work of representation in educational research. Later I explored the palimpsest as a strategy to keep meaning-making in play.

ECER 2015

European Conference on Educational Research, 2015

Last week I attended ECER with the Esbrina research group (University of Barcelona). While there I presented some of the results of my dissertation in the Ethnography network, focusing on the use of the mobilities paradigm as an analytical framework for youth learning practices. This analysis will be published in an upcoming issue of International Journal of Extended Education, most likely by the end of the year.

Practicum presentations

Visual Arts & Education MA program – Practicum 2015 Today and yesterday our MA students in the Visual Arts and Education program presented the results from their practicums. The presentations were a challenge since we used the Pechakucha format: 20 slides, 20 seconds per slide. It was a marathon but we got through it! I…

AERA 2015

American Educational Researcher Association — Annual Meeting, 2015

Today I presented my dissertation at AERA, in a session titled Methods Explosion! Showcasing Innovation, within Division B – Curriculum Studies – Section 3: Challenging Methodological and Representational Boundaries.