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  1. Performativity is a technology, a culture and a mode of regulation that employs judgements, comparisons and displays as means of incentive, control, attrition and change - based on rewards and sanctions (both material and symbolic)
  2. Performativity, it is argued, is a new mode of state regulation which makes it possible to govern in an 'advanced liberal' way. It requires individual practitioners to organize themselves as a response to targets, indicators and evaluations. To set aside personal beliefs and commitments and live an existence of calculation
  3. Australasian Journal of Educational Technology, 2016, 32(3). e-Assessment for learning and performativity in higher education: A case for existential learning Jennifer Charteris, Frances Quinn, Mitchell Parkes, Peter Fletcher, Vicente Reyes University of New England, Armidale, Australia This paper provides a critical and contextualised exploration of assessment for learning (AfL) as an.
  4. Concerning the latter, performativity results in the erosion of the professional soul of the teacher and teaching/learning becomes a dehumanising practice - a cold and heartless exercise. This literature review shows that teachers are confronted by the terrors of performativity (Ball 2003b:215) that erode the professional souls

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Lyotard talks of performativity or the subsumption of education to the efficient functioning of the social system Performativity and Caring in Education: Toward an Ethic of Reimagination Show all authors. Jeff Walls 1. Jeff Walls . Washington State University, Spokane, WA, USA View ORCID profile See all articles by this author. Search Google Scholar for this author. First Published November 3, 2020 Other The development of performance indicators for Australian schools and higher education is predicated on the false as sertion that policy makers have hitherto ignored education outcomes. Performance indicators for higher education orig inated in the government's 1985 Guidelines to the Tertiary Education Commission Performativity and Capital in Schools Simon Boxley King Alfred's College, Winchester, UK and Padnell Infant School, Cowplain, UK Abstract With the advent of performance management and its related pay structures into schools, another step has been taken in the commodification of education. Productiv The nature and context of education have changed dramatically in recent decades. The increased prioritisation of standardisation, performance indicators and metrics often means that holistic, affective and wellbeing education are seen as less important in the educational endeavour. The value of education for education's sake is under siege

Drawing on the concept of performativity, through illustrations from the Finnish context, we argue that when music, education, and religion intersect in musical performance, complex questions arise about identity, subjectivity, and agency—requiring ethical and political negotiation from both teachers and students The teacher's soul and the terrors of performativity. Journal of Education Policy, 18(2), 215-228. Biesta, G. (2015). What is education for? On good education, teacher judgement, and educational professionalism. Eurpoean Journal of Education Research, Development and Policy, 50(1), pp 75-87

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The latter portion of the essay will focus on the performativity- related reforms in the UK education system, including personal anecdotal experience whilst continuing to reference the studies of Ball (2003) Chua (2009) With performativity the current emphasis in education, this expectation of performativity forces teachers to turn their own classroom practices into a strategy for obtaining student compliance, just one more tool for raising test scores, and not an authentic expression of human connection (Bullough and Pinnegar, 2009, p. 253) Performativity is the concept that language can function as a form of social action and have the effect of change. The concept has multiple applications in diverse fields such as anthropology, social and cultural geography, economics, gender studies (social construction of gender), law, linguistics, performance studies, history, management studies and philosophy Creativity and performativity in the UK and Australia 669 Eagleton (2003) points to postmodernism as 'sceptical of truth, unity and progress' (p. 13), which flies in the face of the certainties espoused in relation to standards, accountability and data-driven values in education. For Lather (2001) post Performativity, then, is the process of subject formation, which creates that which it purports to describe and occurs through linguistic means, as well as via other social practices. Following Butler, the concept of performativity has been richly explored in anthropological studies of gender and sexuality

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The effects of performativity in academic life are widely discussed and debated. Yet most analysis relies on conventional forms of empirical enquiry, notably interviews and questionnaires. The curriculum vitae (CV) is a comparatively neglected source of insight into the changing nature of academic life that offers a fresh insight. Drawing on the CVs of three generations of UK academics, this. Higher Education: The International Journal of Higher Education Research, v74 n4 p687-699 Oct 2017 This article combines Bourdieu's concepts of field, habitus and cultural capital with Lyotard's account of performativity to construct a three-tiered framework in order to explore how managerialism has affected the academic habitus

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  1. formation that brings me to the theme of this special issue: performativity and performance. Drawing primarily on recent theoretical work both within and outside of educational studies,1 I focus on the notion of performativity as developed by Judith Butler to highlight the way language 'produces' (gendered) subjects. Then
  2. Performativity and Affect in Education. An article from journal Philosophical Inquiry in Education (Volume 23, Number 1, 2015, pp. 1-96), on Érudit
  3. es the concept of performativity in relation to what are perceived to be reasonable and unreasonable affective responses to discourse. It considers how discourse, especially in.
  4. The rise of a performativity discourse in education in England emanates from the importation of an economic 'market' structure for schools in order to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of the outputs of learning and to increase the opportunity of choice for the 'consumers' of education (Ball, 1998)
  5. al paper (Ball, 2003), which discusses performativity in the public sector, perceptively captured changes in educational policy and their effects on the outer and inner.
  6. T1 - Performativity in Education. T2 - An international collection of ethnographic research on learners' experiences. A2 - Rasmussen, Annette. A2 - Gustafsson, Jan. A2 - Jeffrey, Bob. PY - 2014. Y1 - 2014. KW - Ethnography. KW - education. KW - performativity . M3 - Anthology. SN - 978-0-9569007-8-4. BT - Performativity in Education
  7. Corresponding Author. The Open University, Milton Keynes, UK. University of Exeter, School of Education and Lifelong Learning, Heavitree Road, Exeter, Ex1 2LU, UK E-mail: A.R.Craft@exeter.ac.uk The Open University, Faculty of Education and longwage studies, Walton Hall, Milton Keynes, MF7 6AA, UK E-mail: R.A.Jeffrey@open.ac.uk Search for more papers by this autho

M.A. Peters, in International Encyclopedia of Education (Third Edition), 2010 Neoliberalism, Performativity, and the Culture of Performance It is one of the uninvestigated central ironies of the new critical science driven by French theory that one of its major sources of theoretical inspiration is British analytic philosophy and especially the. How performance and performativity can be used to study how the media have dealt with the commemoration of the bicentenary of the abolition of slavery, 1807, from the Institute of Historical Research and the Institute for the Public Understanding of the Past, University of Yor Arts-based Methods and Performativity in Education and Education Research (AMPERE) is a network led by Associate Professor Tatiana Chemi. The AMPERE network aims to make visible two specific research interests shared by a number of researchers within CfU: arts-based research methods in teaching and educational research, and performativity as a theoretical perspective This essay examines the concept of performativity in relation to what are perceived to be reasonable and unreasonable affective responses to discourse. It considers how discourse, especially in classrooms and other educational contexts, produces effects, and how it is that those effects are sometimes seen as attached to the discourse, and sometimes as attached to the person who perceives and. Performativity of gender is a stylized repetition of acts, an imitation or miming of the dominant conventions of gender. Butler argues that the act that one does, the act that one performs is, in a sense, an act that's been going on before one arrived on the scene (Gender Trouble).). Gender is an impersonation . . . becoming gendered involves impersonating an ideal that nobody.

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Butler writes of three uses for performativity: 1) it seeks to counter a certain kind of positivism, which might be with regard to gender or the state, 2) it may counter a certain metaphysical presumption about culturally constructed categories and to draw our attention to the diverse mechanisms of that construction and 3) it is. Chapter 4 Challenging Performativity in Higher Education: Promoting a Healthier Learning Culture Christine Deasy and Patricia Mannix‐McNamara Additional information is available at the end of the chapte Performativity and Education: en_UK: dc.type: Part of book or chapter of book: en_UK: dc.rights.embargodate: 2999-12-11: en_UK: dc.rights.embargoreason [Performativity and outputs chapter.pdf] The publisher does not allow this work to be made publicly available in this Repository therefore there is an embargo on the full text of the work. en_UK. JUDITH BUTLER is influenced by Lacanian psychoanalysis, phenomenology (Edmund Husserl, Maurice Merleau-Ponty, George Herbert Mead, etc.), structural anthropologists (Claude Levì-Strauss, Victor Turner, Clifford Geertz, etc.) and speech-act theory (particularly the work of John Searle) in her understanding of the performativity of our identities Gender Performativity in the Community College: A Case Study of Female Backline Classified Staff Samantha Rose Powers Old Dominion University Follow this and additional works at:https://digitalcommons.odu.edu/efl_etds Part of theCommunity College Leadership Commons,Educational Leadership Commons, Higher Education Commons, and theWomen's Studies.

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2 Knowledge, Performativity and the Death of the Professor. Two features of The Postmodern Condition have been particularly influential in shaping subsequent scholarship: first, Lyotard's definition of the postmodern as incredulity toward metanarratives (Lyotard, 1984, p. xxiv), and second, his discussion of changes in higher education in computerised societies Claudia Ruitenberg 37 P H I L O S O P H Y O F E D U C A T I O N 2 0 0 4 Check Your Language! Political Correctness, Censorship, and Performativity in Education Fingerprint Dive into the research topics of 'Employability, managerialism, and performativity in higher education: a relational perspective'. Together they form a unique fingerprint. Employability Arts & Humanitie

Measuring 'progress': performativity as both driver and constraint in school innovation Yvette Solomon and Cathy Lewin Education and Social Research Institute, Manchester Metropolitan University, Manchester, UK Corresponding author: y.solomon@mmu.ac.uk; Education and Social Research Institute, Mancheste This article explores the complex interplay of power between performativity and creativity agendas—a mutual tension that resides in British and Australian education. Accountability constraints and conflicting policy debates are problematised against the wider imperatives of similar government agendas. This 'counterpoint' of freedom and control has significant implications for pedagogy. DOI link for Professionalism and performativity. Professionalism and performativity book. The feminist challenge facing early years practitioners. By Jayne Osgood. Book The Routledge Reader in Early Childhood Education. Click here to navigate to parent product. Edition 1st Edition. First Published 2008. Imprint Routledge

Performativity in UK education: Ethnographic cases of its effects, agency and reconstructions. Painswick: E&E. Kelchtermans, G., & Ballet, K. (2002). The micropolitics of teacher induction: A narrative-biographical study on teacher socialisation. Teaching and Teacher Education, 18(1), 105-120 Buy Queer Teachers, Identity and Performativity (Palgrave Studies in Gender and Education): Read Kindle Store Reviews - Amazon.co The paper sets out a conceptual analysis of student performativity in higher education as a mirror image of teacher performativity. The latter is well known and refers to targets, evaluations and performance indicators connected with the measurement of the teaching and research quality of university academics Performativity is underpinned by major social and educational policies intended to improve national economic status and social well being. This is a market based approach that encourages performance-based activity and the generation of a culture of performativity

Early life and education. Judith Butler was born on February 24, 1956, in Cleveland, Ohio, to a family of Hungarian-Jewish and Russian-Jewish descent. Most of their maternal grandmother's family perished in the Holocaust. Butler's parents were practicing Reform Jews.Their mother was raised Orthodox, eventually becoming Conservative and then Reform, while their father was raised Reform Education and gender equality in China has been grounded in the promotion of girls' education in compulsory education. Despite the achievement in gender parity and in some cases that girls.

Performativity is underpinned by major social and educational policies intended to improve national economic status and social well being. This is a market based approach that encourages performance-based activity and the generation of a culture of performativity. In performative performance the technologies of power are the public league tables, targets and inspection reports that regulate. Keywords— Neoliberalism in Higher Education, Performativity, Philippines Education. I. INTRODUCTION Education has an essential function in the development of the state and its people. Its primary purpose serves as an instrument for national economic interest [1]. Thus, education, in all aspects, is one of the most importan Abstract. The objective of this study is to problematize the discourses about the profile of the ideal woman in the film Her. In the text, the production and reproduction of discourses related to the ideal woman profile is problematized, taking as theoretical presuppositions the studies of gender in the poststructuralist perspective and their resonances in the field of Education 1. Rules, texts, hermeneutics . Software code is all about rules: an algorithm is a procedure or set of rules used in calculation and problem-solving. 1 By executing such a procedure, the computer will often subject its user - a citizen - to a further set of 'rules', imposed by the interface and geography of the running code. This technological normativity shapes, guides, enables.

[English learners, accountability, literacy, performativity, bilin-gual education] Current accountability frameworks, coupled with English-only policy in California, and their underlying ideologies about learning, language, knowledge, and achievement are instantiated in distinct ways across particular student populations, schools and class Like many of us in critical education PERFORMATIVITY AND PEDAGOGY 325 studies, Donald is well aware of the way curriculum is capable of categorizing people, of specifying what it is to be educated, cultivated, discriminating, clever (Ibid., p. 46). At the same time, he understands the power of everyday performative practices Key words: Self-Evaluation, Performativity, Anxiety, Bad Faith Self-Evaluation in Ireland: Balancing Autonomy and Accountability In recent years, there has been a growing trend to adopt a so-called combination approach in the inspection of teaching and schools. This approach has been invariably labelled acros There are many scholars who argue that an increasing emphasis on performativity within education has a detrimental effect on the levels of creativity that students and teachers can demonstrate, and in turn affects the results of education in a detrimental way. Fostering creativity in education is intended to address many concerns

Performativity and fragmentation in 'postmodern schooling' book. By Stephen J. Ball. Book Postmodernity and is also rather wide ranging and further it draws promiscuously from the work of three research projects in the area of education policy in an attempt at a 'grounded' analysis of some aspects of current education policy in the. Sarah Jensen 'The Danes are rich and live in the villas; the others live in the blocks of flats': on the social and material character of diversity in children's school life in Denmark, International Journal of Qualitative Studies in Education 64 (Mar 2021): 1-16

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1. Performativity as a Philosophical Object. 7 The concept of performativity originated in Austin's now classic of the philosophy of language: How to Do Things with Words (1962). Decades later, Callon (1998) and MacKenzie (2006) would apply the concept quite freely and far from the field of philosophy of language Reference: Ball, S. (2003) 'The teacher's soul and the terrors of performativity' Journal of Education Policy, 18 (2), 215-228 About: 15 pages. This article is a hard read, but it is worth it (if you're interested in this stuff). First off, it's important to note that Ball uses a different definition of performativity than the one used by Butler or Rachel In these contexts Performativity (Ball, 2003) and marketization agendas foster cultures of high stakes assessment at all levels: students, teachers and schools. Presentism (Hargreaves, 2009) exists in several forms with immediacy and results being foregrounded over the consideration of longer-term perspectives on learning

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Judith Butler on 'Gender Performativity', Judith Butler explains 'gender performativity', a term that refers to the ways in which gender norms are established, policed and resisted. While her academic writing is dense, Butler has a wonderful and engaging way of talking. Below is the transcript Performativity and Capital in Schools. Posted on August 6, 2014 May 12, 2015 by pthanop. Simon Boxley King Alfred's College, Winchester, UK Visiting Professor of Education at the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece; Research Fellow of the Research Center of Contemporary China, Wuhan University, Hubei, China

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Thank you samtd82 for this interesting take on performativity and its consequences for both student and teacher populations. You are right that the marketization of higher education has resulted in a culture of performativity, whereby both students and academics are assessed by their presentation of achievements in measurable frameworks, instead of their overall work and human qualities The rise of a performativity discourse in education in England emanates from the importation of an economic 'market' structure for schools in order to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of the outputs of learning and to increase the opportunity of choice for the 'consumers' of education (Ball, 1998). Institutions focus their policies and practice, on improving performance and. Through a performativity lens that emphasizes the discursive constitution of subjectivities, I demonstrate how discourses around achievement and success in the current reform context exacerbated one bilingual teacher's deficit-oriented ideologies about English learners and their families This study investigates how the performance and performative aspects of class intersect (or influence) teaching practices, teacher identity, and teachers' perceptions of their students. Through a qualitative case study of graduate student teaching associates (TOs), I examine the ways in which the participants narrate their understanding of. T2 - The case of further education. AU - Simmons, Robin. AU - Thompson, Ron. PY - 2008/10. Y1 - 2008/10. N2 - This article examines the circumstances affecting creative teaching and learning within the specific context of English further education (FE) - a sector which has proved to be particularly fertile ground for performativity

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Southampton Education School, University of Southampton, UK* Newer forms of assessment in higher education associated with the shift to continuous assessment are intimately connected with the growth of student performativity in higher education. This is defined as the measurement of observable student behaviours and attitude performativity as an analytic toolkit to illuminate the complex processes of the policy cycle, in particular, the ways in which a multitude of official education reform policies are taken up, challenged, and/or resisted by actors in local First paragraph: Performativity is a term coined by the French Philosopher Jean-François Lyotard in his most famous work The Postmodern Condition (1984). It is an unusual concept in philosophy of education for several reasons Author Karl Thompson Posted on February 26, 2017 February 26, 2017 Categories education, Neoliberalism and The New Right Tags education, Foucault, neoliberalism, performativity, Stephen Ball Leave a comment on Care of the self, resistance and subjectivity under neoliberal governmentalities - A Summar Economists do more than merely describe an external economic world. They shape it in the image of their theories and models. This idea, following the philosophy of language, puts forward that economic theories are performative, and not only descriptive. This idea has become a powerful critique of the scientificity of economics since it removes the idea of an external world against which our.