Download e-book for kindle: African Indigenous Knowledge and the Sciences: Journeys into by Gloria Emeagwali, Edward Shizha

By Gloria Emeagwali, Edward Shizha

This ebook is an highbrow trip into epistemology, pedagogy, physics, structure, medication and metallurgy. the point of interest is on a variety of dimensions of African Indigenous wisdom (AIK) with an emphasis at the sciences, a space that has been missed in AIK discourse. The authors supply varied perspectives and views on African indigenous medical and technological wisdom which may profit a large spectrum of lecturers, students, scholars, improvement brokers, and coverage makers, in either governmental and non-governmental companies, and allow severe and substitute analyses and percentages for figuring out technological know-how and expertise in an African ancient and modern context.

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This is where indigenous students will contribute integrated knowledge systems (for example, their beliefs, values and spirituality) into their design ideas, like suggesting a shape that is attuned to their cultural milieu or a particular value system in the design of an artifact. Adopting a Co-Creative Orientation Towards Knowledge Knowledge is co-created and community-owned rather than individualized; with elders being the libraries of such knowledge they possess the richness of indigenous 24 PEDAGOGICAL PRINCIPLES IN TECHNOLOGY EDUCATION knowledge.

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