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Revisioning the self : self-portraiture as educator professional development

Knight, Linda M. (2011) Revisioning the self : self-portraiture as educator professional development. Australian Art Education, 34(1), pp. 97-110.

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Abstract

This paper focuses on a series of self-portraits I created between 2003 and 2009. Each portrait holds a series of layered images that the final layer conceals. As I created the self-portraits I also created written thinking in the form of a research journal.

This a/r/tographic (Irwin & Springgay, 2008) research activity investigates the acquiring and accruing of visual art teaching knowledges and practices. I use as a premise, an opinion that the information acquired on an Education Degree slowly fades over time so, what is ‘information’ becomes ‘memory’. Memory is eventually what informs teaching, if further professional development is not undertaken.

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ID Code: 42345
Item Type: Journal Article
Keywords: art education
ISSN: 1032-1942
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > EDUCATION (130000) > CURRICULUM AND PEDAGOGY (130200)
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Education
Current > Schools > School of Early Childhood
Deposited On: 04 Jul 2011 13:10
Last Modified: 05 Nov 2013 14:12

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