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UW-Madison’s Popkewitz featured on 'FreshEd' podcast

September 23, 2016

UW-Madison’s Thomas Popkewitz was featured on the weekly podcast “FreshEd with Will Brehm” to discuss education research topics.

Thomas Popkewitz
"FreshEd with Will Brehm" is a podcast that takes complicated ideas and topics in current educational research and makes them more easily understood and accessible for listeners. The weekly podcast centers on conversations with experts in the academic field.

Popkewitz is a professor with the School of Education’s No. 1-ranked Department of Curriculum and Instruction.

During the podcast, Popkewitz discussed ideas concerning education and why education is understood to be a practical part of society.  Popkewitz is currently writing a book on his newest ideas with the tentative title: “The Impracticality of Practical Research: A History of Present Educational Sciences and the Limits of its System of Reason.”

To listen to the podcast, visit this "FreshEd" web page.