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Association of Tertiary Learning Advisors Aotearoa/New Zealand Journal
Researchers have used metaphors to shed light on learning advising, yet these metaphors are rarely evaluated for how well they illuminate. Our contribution is to evaluate these pedagogical metaphors. We first explain our understanding of metaphor based on Lakoff and Johnson's (1980) work, then we describe the philosophical method we used to evaluate which metaphors are bright and illuminating for learning advising and which are dull and obscuring. In the second half of the article we presentdoi:10.26473/atlaanz.2015.1.1/001 fatcat:xdvfilwkljbanbau3o6srl44pe