Afterschool

Images, Education and Research

Edited by Nancy Vansieleghem, Joris Vlieghe, and Pieter Verstraete

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Tangible tension of omnipresent images in education. The intricate relation between images and education is an old issue that can easily be dated back to the rise of Modernity. Ever since, it has been argued that images on the one hand might assist teachers in educating the new generation, but on the other might detract students’ attention by offering them mere entertainment instead of seriously pursuing essential subject material. Today, with the omnipresence of screens in our daily life, this tension has become all the more tangible. Some may even start to wonder whether education, traditionally conceived as schooling, is still achievable under these conditions. The title Afterschool refers to a film by Antonio Campos, which depicted these new conditions very accurately. In the same way the book articulates in an affirmative manner the role of education in an ‘Afterschool’ era, and also what images could signify in such an era, both for educators and educational researchers.

This publication is GPRC-labeled (Guaranteed Peer-Reviewed Content).

Contributors: Sönke Ahrens (independent researcher), Marc De Blieck (LUCA School of Arts, Ghent), Pieter-Jan Decoster (Ghent University), Florelle D’Hoest (Universidad Complutense de Madrid), Jan Dietvorst (visual artist), Jan Masschelein (KU Leuven), Nancy Vansieleghem (LUCA School of Arts, Ghent), Maarten Vanvolsem (LUCA School of Arts, Brussels), Pieter Verstraete (KU Leuven), Roy Villevoye (visual artist) & Joris Vlieghe (Liverpool Hope University)
Acknowledgements

Images after School
An Introduction
Joris Vlieghe, Nancy Vansieleghem & Pieter Verstraete

Guarded by the Camera
An interview with Antonio Campos about the film Afterschool
Nancy Vansieleghem, Joris Vlieghe & Pieter Verstraete

DIS-ORDER -; Two Images of Conversation
Nancy Vansieleghem

The Significance of Digital Screen Culture for Education
Pieter-Jan Decoster

Photography Beyond the Still Image
Maarten Vanvolsem

The Idea of Pornography
Rethinking the educational value of pornographic images with Baudrillard and Agamben
Joris Vlieghe

The New Authenticiy
Artists among Scholars
Jan Dietvorst & Roy Villevoye

Exploring Educational Potentiality
Three Stories from the film DOGTOOTH
Florelle D'Hoest

How to Make Visible What Cannot Be Shown?
Sönke Ahrens

Photographs That Move
Marc De Blieck

Epilogue
After School … School once more?
Jan Masschelein

References

About the Authors

Format: Edited volume - paperback

Size: 240 × 160 mm

ISBN: 9789462700499

Publication: October 22, 2015

Series: Studia Paedagogica 48

Languages: English

Stock item number: 104167

Joris Vlieghe teaches ethics and philosophy of education at Liverpool Hope University.
Nancy Vansieleghem teaches didactics, psychology and communication at LUCA School of Arts in Ghent.

Pieter Verstraete is Assistant Professor in History of Education at the Research Unit of Education, Culture and Society of KU Leuven.