Share Paper: Empowering Teachers and their Practices of Inclusion through Digital Dialogic Negotiation of Meaning in Learning Communities of Practice

  1. Hanne Voldborg Andersen, Aalborg University, Denmark
  2. Elsebeth Korsgaard Sorensen, Aalborg University, Denmark
Wednesday, June 29 2:45 PM-3:15 PM Junior Ballroom C

Abstract: The purpose of this paper is to develop and further refine a digital dialogic concept for the establishment of an including educational practice for teachers. The concept is inherently based on the view of teachers as co-researchers and with a view on inclusion as an endeavour best supported by digital dialogic negotiation of meaning in learning communities of practice (CoPs). The study is a continuation of an earlier study on establishing a digital dialogic architecture to fostering shared understanding and sustainable competence development in teacher practices of inclusion. A theoretical framework was developed. Through collaborative knowledge building and an Educational ...