Playing Within/Against Entombed Scholarship: Episodes in an Academic Life
This essay recounts two episodes in my career as an academic science educator, one from near its beginning, another from near its end. Each story attempts to subvert disciplinary boundaries and conventional ways of representing science in education. They are connected by their twin foci on laboratories as iconic representations of science and the functions of popular media in generating critical voices in science education.
KeywordsNarrative experimentation Popular media Science fiction Zombie imaginary Dead ideas
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