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Getting medieval on education

Integrating classical theory and medieval pedagogy in modern liberal arts classes

Jonathan Klauke

the solutions of questions. (1971: I. xii) Ultimately, both scholars argued that the purpose of the liberal arts was to teach students how to learn without an instructor. In modern pedagogy, this is often referred to as self-learning, self

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Kant, ‘anthropology’ and the new human universal

Keith Hart

Emergent world society the new human universal – not an idea, but the fact of our shared occupation of the planet crying out for new principles of association. A close reading of Kant's leads to an emphasis on anthropology as a form of education for subjective individuals who share the object world with the rest of humanity. Knowledge of society must be personal and moral before it is defined by laws imposed from above. Anthropology might then be a self‐learning tool for anyone who cares about making a world society fit for humanity as a whole.

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Editorial

Penny Welch and Susan Wright

medieval educational methods into contemporary pedagogic practice. Teaching the skills of grammar, logic, rhetoric and self-learning can be particularly useful in general education liberal arts courses. He recounts how quizzes, analysis of documents and

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‘My Waka Journey’

Introducing a New Co-Editor

Patrick Laviolette

historically fostered a conceptual and transdisciplinary ethos of learning. Nurtured from the Scottish Enlightenment, this ethos includes student-centred self-learning, research-based teaching as well as a broader scope of scholarship beyond the confines of

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Networked Technologies as Sites and Means of Nonviolence

Interdisciplinary Perspectives

Laurel Hart, Pamela Lamb, and Joshua Cader

that might facilitate nonviolence for girls. The Diamond Age inspired numerous studies, from research on children’s tablet-based self-learning in rural Ethiopia ( Chang et al. 2014 ), to the design of a “narrative system [that] guides learning [and

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“Rights of Things”

A Posthumanist Approach to Law?

Doris Schweitzer

robots. Robots in this sense are smart, that is, self-learning, machines, which—although the exact definition is still pending—should at the minimum have the following characteristics: ■ the capacity to acquire autonomy through sensors and/or by

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What Are We Doing When We Are Doing Democratic Theory?

Dannica Fleuß and Gary S. Schaal

application of decision-making algorithms (optimal solution of the problem to be solved). Frequently, self-learning algorithms (weak A.I.) are applied that are trained with the help of training data. They then apply this “knowledge” to other data sets. In

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Emplacing Students through Everyday Mobilities

From Practice to Theory

Bradley Rink

are introduced to mobilities theory through lecture content, tutorial activities, assessment tasks, and self-learning through their own engagement with a mobilities diary and course readings. Building on a series of diary entries, students are invited

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Transformation of the Concept of Kyoyang (Self-Cultivation) in Korean Print Media, 1896–1936

Ah-reum Kim

translated Chinese word that had the modern signification of self-learning to develop jinkaku . The word shūyō had become widely disseminated though the book titled Shūyō , compiled from articles from the popular magazine Jitsugyo no Nihon (Business

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Peripheries within the higher education centres

Internationalisation experiences in Finland and UK

Sonja Trifuljesko and On Hee Choi

university, while being an important source for international students’ self-learning, has another possibility to reinforce passiveness of international students by decreasing physical class attendance. On the other hand, international students actively