Luis Miguel Martínez Luengas

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Énfasis: 
ELT Education
Grupos de Investigación: 
Aprendizaje y Sociedad de la Información

The Observer’s Subject Position -Unseen situations in the Classroom Observation Practices-

This research project explores the unseen, silencing and effective invisibilization within the observers’ subject positions in the process of classroom observation practices in Colombia. Also, the research tries to sustain such practices carried out by observers are not simply normalized (formats, rubrics, and data), but represent more than a process of instrumentalization, functioning into social practice, where the observers are involved in an asymmetrical power-relations situation where an expert reasoning system within school contexts prevails merged with reflection and criticism.

It is important to mention that this project is based on the observers’ subject position. There is a lot of literature about classroom observations, but little has been said about the observers’...