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Lingering with the Works of Ted T. Aoki
Historical and Contemporary Significance for Curriculum Research and Practice

ISBN 9780367479084
Published December 24, 2021 by Routledge
234 Pages 15 B/W Illustrations

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Book Description

This unique collection of essays from emerging and established curriculum theory scholars documents individuals’ personal encounters and lingering interactions with Ted T. Aoki and his scholarship. The work illuminates the impact of Aoki’s lifework both theoretically and experientially.

Featuring many of the field’s top scholars, the text reveals Aoki’s historical legacy and the contemporary significance of his work for educational research and practice. The influence of Aoki’s ideas, pedagogy, and philosophy on lived curriculum is vibrantly examined. Themes include tensionality, multiplicity, and bridging of difference. Ultimately, the text celebrates an Aokian "way of being" whilst engaging a diversity of perspectives, knowledges, and philosophies in education to reflect on the contribution of his work and its continual enrichment of curriculum scholarship today.

This text will benefit researchers, academics, and educators with an interest in curriculum studies, educational research, teacher education, and the philosophy of education more broadly. Those specifically interested in international and comparative education, as well as interdisciplinary approaches – which include perspectives in arts, language and literacy, sciences, technology, and higher education curriculum – will also benefit from this book.

Table of Contents

Introduction: Aokian Notes and Intergenerational Resonances
Nicole Y. S. Lee, Lesley E. Wong, and Joanne M. Ursino

Part 1: Autobiography and Writing: Introduction
Nicole Y. S. Lee

1: Asking Who We Are in Place with Aoki's Poetics of Belonging
Amanda Fritzlan

2: Whirling with Aoki at the Cross of Horizontal and Vertical Intentions: A Poet’s Pondering With/in Language and Light
Anar Rajabali

3: Finding the Human in the Middle of (In)visible Pandemics
Nicole Y. S. Lee

Interlude: Walking with Aoki by Rita Irwin

Part 2: Arts-Based Education Research and Stories: Introduction
Joanne M. Ursino

4: An Aokian Sensibility at the Intersections of both Arts-Based Research and Relations
Joanne M. Ursino

5: When Does an Haleliwia Become More than an Haleliwia? Abeying to a Poethics of Plants with Aoki
Joanne Price

6: "That’s My Way": Indwelling Between the Two Worlds of Piano Teaching
Jee Yeon Ryu

Interlude: Letters from Ted by Karen Meyer

Part 3: Curricular and Pedagogical Contexts: Introduction
Lesley E. Wong

7: Walking Across Contexts with Technology: An Aokian Methodology
Lesley E. Wong

8: Visualizing and Reconceptualizing Transformative Sustainability Learning through an Aokian Lens
Kshamta Hunter

9: Listen to What the Situation is Asking: Aoki and Music Education
Margaret O’Sullivan

Interlude: The Inspirited Curriculum by Peter Grimmett

Part 4: Curriculum Theorizing: Introduction
Nicole Y. S. Lee

10: Thinking Creatively with Ted T. Aoki about Scholarship of Teaching and Learning
Bruce Moghtader

11: Lingering Notes: Sounds of Learning in Teacher Education
Yu-Ling Lee

12: Contemplating the Relation Between Theory and Practice Through Three Aoki Inspirited Themes Patricia Liu Baergen and Karen Meyer

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Nicole Y. S. Lee completed her PhD in Curriculum Studies with a specialization in Art Education in the Department of Curriculum and Pedagogy at The University of British Columbia, Canada.

Lesley E. Wong is a PhD candidate in the Department of Curriculum and Pedagogy, Faculty of Education at The University of British Columbia, Canada.

Joanne M. Ursino is completing her dissertation in Cross Faculty Inquiry in the Faculty of Education at The University of British Columbia, Canada.