Book Chapter

The Gadfly: A Collaborative Approach to Doing Data Differently

Sarah Healy, Caroline Morrison

Teacher Transition into Innovative Learning Environments | Springer Singapore | Published : 2021

Abstract

AbstractThe Gadfly first materialised as a provocative data performance at the Transitions Research Symposium held at The University of Melbourne in June 2017. The figuration of gadfly in the title shapes the figure of the researcher as (bothersome) questioner that provokes critical dialogue about the assumptions underpinning our own research practices and learning environments research more generally. This figuration provides us an entry point into working data through approaches offered by new materialist and post-qualitative research methods. The resulting data performance came together as a collaborative experiment inhabiting the in-between spaces of researchers, participants, research c..

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