Reviewer: Chris Friend
5 articles
The #OthelloSyllabus: Twitter as Play
Twitter Essay
Elizabeth Tavares · Sienna Ballou
In a class on critical race theory and hashtag activism, Twitter's paradoxical mix of anonymity and public writing developed students' cultural competency.
Audible Networks:
Podcasts and Collaborative Learning
Collaboration
Shannon Draucker
Collaborative podcast creation makes visible – or rather, audible – webs and relations, the intellectual and affective ties possible among students.
The Documents We Teach By
praxis
Judith Enriquez
Documents play significant roles in our practices. It is an invitation to see what documents do to our work. They promote particular educational values and establish norms and conventions that we then must follow (over time) blindly and diligently.
Syllabus-as-Metaphor
syllabus
Jakob Gowell
We can help — or risk harm — with the metaphors our syllabi embody, and so to serve students as best we can, we must choose our metaphors well.
Opening the Classroom: Ownership and Engagement
Critical Pedagogy
Ben Van Overmeire
It was time to open up the classroom. I was tired of doing class on my own. Tired of designing lesson plans that minutely mapped every second of my time together with the students. It was time for students to take ownership of class.
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