Participative critical enquiry in graduate field-based learning

Reilly, K, Clavin, A and Morrissey, J (2016) 'Participative critical enquiry in graduate field-based learning.' Journal of Geography in Higher Education, 40 (1). pp. 104-116. ISSN 0309-8265

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Official URL: https://doi.org/10.1080/03098265.2015.1086980

Abstract

This paper outlines a critical pedagogic approach to field-based learning (FBL) at graduate level. Drawing on student experience stemming from a FBL module and as part of an MA programme in Environment, Society and Development, the paper addresses the complexities associated with student-led, participative critical enquiry during fieldwork in Sarajevo, Bosnia-Herzegovina. The paper examines emerging student discourses through a group assessment and a series of individual reflective journals. Both are contextualised in relation to FBL module learning outcomes. Finally, aspects of fieldwork influencing the feasibility and effectiveness of participative critical enquiry as a field-based pedagogic endeavour are considered.

Item Type: Article
Keywords: participative critical enquiry; field-based learning (FBL); critical pedagogy; graduate study.
Subjects: G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > G Geography (General)
Divisions: College of Liberal Arts
Date Deposited: 15 Nov 2018 16:06
Last Modified: 15 Nov 2018 16:06
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