Author Archives: Eva Dobozy

About Eva Dobozy

I am currently a Senior Lecturer at Edith Cowan University, with a passion for research-informed teaching and inquiry-based learning. I received my PhD from Murdoch University, Perth, Western Australia in 2004. My work is centred on the nexus between technology-enhanced learning (TEL) and the democratisation of education (e.g. learning design research and practice in higher/teacher education). My background is in educational psychology, values and human rights education and general social studies. Hence, I have a special interest in problematising, what I term ‘the businessification of teaching and learning’ within a neo-liberal framework of production and consumption, in which students are positioned as ‘the consumers’ of higher education.

The problem with ‘old-fashioned’ knowledge telling approaches in education

As I see it, the most common pedagogical approach utilised to introduce (teacher education) students to new (or not so new) knowledge and skills is through well-structured problems with known, correct answers, often derived following pre-defined processes that are clearly … Continue reading

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