Welcome to Kathleen Pithouse-Morgan who joins the e-seminar today.
Kathleen is a senior lecturer in Teacher Education and Professional Development in the School of Education and Development of the University of Kwa Zulu-Natal.
Here are some details from the University homepage at:
"She recently completed a postdoctoral fellowship in the Faculty of Education at McGill University. Her PhD, conducted at the University of KwaZulu-Natal, explored self-study as a research methodology and as a pedagogic approach in teacher education.
Kathleen’s research interests include teacher development, HIV & AIDS education, collaborative scholarship, memory work, and creative, self-reflexive and participatory approaches in education and research.
She is lead editor of an interdisciplinary book on self-study titled Making connections: Self-study & social action (Pithouse, Mitchell, & Moletsane, 2009) and co-editor of the books Teaching and HIV & AIDS (Mitchell & Pithouse, 2009) and Memory and pedagogy (Mitchell, Strong-Wilson, Pithouse, & Allnutt, in press). Kathleen is also lead author of a recent article on self-study and teacher development published in Educational Action Research (Pithouse, Mitchell, & Weber, 2009)."
Kathleen is a Co-investigator on the Transformative Education/al Studies project, funded by the National Research Foundation of South Africa between 2011-2014. Joan Conolly is lead Investigator and you can view the successful proposal at:
You can access Kathleen's Ph.D. on 'Learning Through Teaching: A Narrative Self-Study Of A Novice Teacher Educator' from
Kathleen - welcome to the e-seminar - looking forward very much to hearing more about your research.