Confronting the problem of embodiment in education

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dc.contributor.author Sanchez Neto, L en
dc.contributor.author Ovens, Alan en
dc.contributor.editor Mena, J en
dc.contributor.editor Repiso, A en
dc.contributor.editor Peñalvo, F en
dc.contributor.editor del Pozo, M en
dc.date.accessioned 2017-09-24T20:26:19Z en
dc.date.issued 2017-07-20 en
dc.identifier.citation In Search and research: Teacher education for contemporary contexts. Editors: Mena J, Repiso A, Peñalvo F, del Pozo M . 329-336. Ediciones Universidad de Salamanca, Salamanc, Spain en
dc.identifier.isbn 978-84-9012-769-8 en
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2292/35751 en
dc.description.abstract In this chapter we argue that embodiment needs to be a significant philosophy in contemporary teaching and learning. An embodied pedagogy encourages teachers to actively seek and provide meaningful, sensual and profound learning experiences that shape the embodied learner in an ethical way. An embodied pedagogy does not simply teach, tell, or instruct the learner about the world as an external place. Rather, it recognises students’ bodies as a medium for making sense and making connections with a world in which they co-participate in creating. Using a narrative approach, we worked in a collaborative way with a teacher to interpret his assumptions and thinking about the teaching of capoeira. The analysis reveals that if bodies and the movement of those bodies are seen to be central to the work of educators, then embodiment should form the basis from which any future pedagogy in schooling should develop. en
dc.publisher Ediciones Universidad de Salamanca en
dc.relation.ispartof Search and research: Teacher education for contemporary contexts en
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dc.title Confronting the problem of embodiment in education en
dc.type Book Item en
pubs.begin-page 329 en
dc.rights.holder Copyright: Ediciones Universidad de Salamanca en
pubs.author-url https://ediciones.usal.es/producto/978-84-9012-769-8/ en
pubs.end-page 336 en
pubs.place-of-publication Salamanc, Spain en
dc.rights.accessrights http://purl.org/eprint/accessRights/RestrictedAccess en
pubs.elements-id 638365 en
pubs.org-id Education and Social Work en
pubs.org-id Curriculum and Pedagogy en
pubs.record-created-at-source-date 2017-07-20 en


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