Critical pedagogy

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Critical Pedagogy discussion Thursday, March 12, 2009 11:30-12:15 Radical Reference Unconference

Fostering critical engagement

•Critical pedagogy – education for social transformation and empowerment, possibilities for education and how it can be more of a conversation.

•Models for library instruction vs. conceptual aspects- how to be more interactive, encouraging engagement- integrating “knowledge creation” from critical studies.

•Removing the “limits” of the instruction session, how can critical pedagogy thrive/ be integrated?

•Alliances between Librarians and other faculty- working with sympathetic departments (Writing).

•Brian Martin; Information Liberation - hierarchies of knowledge and research.