Category: Pedagogy

Cybernetic pedagogy?

I’m pretty happy to have gotten this website up and running. It has become a cognitive prosthetic of great value to me – first of all because I…

To know an object is to act on it

To understand the development of knowledge we must start with an idea which seems central to me – the idea of an operation. Knowledge is not a copy…

Kritik af den digitale fornuft

Kritik af den digitale fornuft i uddannelse handler om digitaliseringen af vores samfund, som den har udfoldet sig i de seneste årtier især inden for uddannelsesområdet. Bogen stiller de…

Passivity

This disregard for ‘passivity’ is, in my view, a philosophical deficiency. In Gerd Biesta’s work, for instance, we find a recent emphasis on passivity. Biesta writes that learning…

Universalisme

Med udbredelsen af globale sammenligninger af de nationale skole- og uddannelsespræstationer i regi af transnationale organisationer som OECD, UNESCO, IEA og EU er der opstået en art pædagogisk…

It cannot play the piano

Well, of course I am not my brain – for my brain is certainly not married, not a psychiatrist, and it has no children. Even worse, it does…

Selvvirksomhed

Dannelsens første moment bliver i de grundlæggende tekster defineret ved følgende begreber: selvbestemmelse, frihed, emancipation, autonomi, myndighed, fornuft, selvvirksomhed. Dannelse forstås altså som evne til fornuftig selvbestemmelse, der…

Blindness in seeing

Should one have the ambition of scanning learning processes in situ and in actu in a school class for just one hour, it would not be enough to…

Criticality

Over time, the selfsame ideologies become “hegemonic,” not because they change, but because circumstances change while the ideology becomes more and more concerned with its own preservation. What…