PROFRES PhD course: Perspectives on the constitution and development of practical knowledge for changing professions, PR412H Credit (ECTS):5
Location: University of Nordland 10-11 March 2015
Tuesday 10 March
09:00-09:15 Introduction Prof Kåre Fuglseth and Assoc. prof. Catrine T. Halås
09:15-10:15 Plenary. Prof Jonna Bornemark (Södertörn University College)
Theme: Practical Knowledge and knowledge constitution
- Aristotele’s theory of knowledge
- A phenomenological approach to practical knowledge
- How practical knowledge can be developed
- The role of practical knowledge in the contemporary working life
10:45-11:45 Plenary Jonna Bornemark contd.
11:45-12:45 Lunch in the cafeteria
12:45-13:45 Plenary. Prof Steen Wackerhausen (University of Nordland/University of Aarhus)
Theme: Practical knowledge and evidence-based practice
- Types of knowledge, truth, and evidence
- The constitution and sources of competence in practice
- Practical knowledge and types of evidence
- Time, change, and validity
14:15-15:00 Plenary Steen Wackerhausen contd.
15:15-15:45 Essay writing and practicalities etc.
14:45-16:00 Master classes – two parallel groups
Keynote speakers will join the the groups of PhD-students and share their own PhD experiences and research challenges. Other issues related to the two presentations may also be discussed.
Wednesday 11 March : PhD course continues
09:00-09:45 Plenary Assoc. prof. Jonna Lappalainen (Södertörn University College)
Theme: Practical knowledge and ethics
- Unveiling the moral
- Freedom, responsibility and ambiguity
- Action and vulnerability
10:15-11:30 Plenary Jonna Lappalainen contd.
12:30-13:15 Plenary. Prof Johans Sandvin (UiN)
Theme: Praxis and networks
- Practice as networks
- The political promotion of networks on professional practice
- Practice as action-networks (ANT)
- The governance of practice networks
13:30-14:15 Plenary Johans Sandvin contd.
14:30-15:15 Round table discussion
15:15-16:00 Summary, practicalities, evaluation and closure