Learning is decontextualised
as the use of knowledge or skills is separated as to how they would be used in real life.
When art is decontextualised
however, it can pose a problem and create misunderstanding.
results are simply taken to be universally relevant and applicable while the metascientific notions underpinning them are either overlooked, belittled or disregarded altogether--notions that, if brought to the fore and critically examined, would actually turn out to be socioculturally and geo-historically specific, and not at all grounded in any universal natural or pragmatic imperatives.
I nevertheless feel that the cost of creating a ethnography entirely from decontextualised
narratives alone is the risk that their meaning is taken for granted so that questions vital for anthropological understanding are left unasked.
So although it is a bit bewildering to see these oversize, decontextualised
fragments, there is also the excitement of looking afresh at something familiar and the liberation of thinking outside of the message the brand tries to imprint on the mind.
2%) also value grammatical knowledge for its own sake as they reveal that 'Giving students decontextualised
grammar exercises e.
I can recall grammar being taught in decontextualised
ways including handwriting lessons where parts of speech were labelled arbitrarily according to rules without attention to text context, purpose or audience.
The Petriglieris argue that what they term 'the leadership industrial complex' largely peddles a decontextualised
, depersonalised view of leadership that has little relation with what leading looks and feels like in the real world.
Katz and Calasanti (26), however, criticize this perspective because within this framework "individual choice is reduced to decontextualised
health-relevant choices, such as smoking, diet, or exercise" (29).
2013: 1032) suggest the piece of foil was used for "wrapping a ceramic vessel"; we find this interpretation odd and decontextualised
as there are no analogies for a similar practice in the history of research on the Vinca culture or neighbouring contemporaneous culture groups.
The role of Prophet Muhammad cannot be reduced to a strictly religious one that merely delivers decrees, which can be decontextualised
as if they were issued in a vacuum.
Mimica rightly argues that Foucault developed his analytical vocabulary to characterise and dramatise epochal changes in European history, and that his categories have frequently been decontextualised
when making sense of Melanesian life-worlds.