Our Social Education Journey

  • Chris Witschonke
  • Susan Mccormack
  • Traci Jensen
  • Sabrina Marsh
  • Bernardo Pohl
  • Debby Shulsky


What is Social Education? This question becomes the underpinning of many subsequent conversations after entry to the Social Education program at the University of Houston. Central to these ongoing conversations are doctoral students who have filtered in and out of the program yet are intricately woven into the fabric of the Social Education cohort. Our cohort is not the traditional cohort in that each of the members is at different stages in the program and in their lives. Those who have long moved on to different professional and personal spaces still collaborate; theirs is an expanded mentorship that distance has not faded. The tools in this bricolage are our own personal stories, the stories of the others with whom we come in contact; and the stitches that bind our patchwork are the stories of the critical pedagogists who have molded and shaped our discussions and philosophical tenets.


Critical Consciousness Critical Pedagogy Social Education Narrative Inquiry Dialogic Process 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Chris Witschonke
    • 1
  • Susan Mccormack
  • Traci Jensen
  • Sabrina Marsh
  • Bernardo Pohl
  • Debby Shulsky
  1. 1.University of HoustonHoustonUSA

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