28 Jul, 2020

Food for Thought: Redesigning Required Courses for Student Engagement, Relevancy, and Retention

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Volume XLII, No. 28| July 30, 2020 Food for Thought: Redesigning Required Courses for Student Engagement, Relevancy, and Retention As educators, we share the annual challenge of keeping our students engaged and retained. Engagement and retention issues have been amplified by COVID-19. Many instructors lost students during the immediate shift to online [...]

10 Apr, 2019

Mentoring Millennial Masterpieces: Creating a Class on Heroes

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Volume XLI, No. 13 | April 11, 2019 Mentoring Millennial Masterpieces: Creating a Class on Heroes Over the years, I have seen social media jade many of my students, so much so that I began to ask them questions about their online interactions and how they affected them. Almost without fail, my [...]

6 Mar, 2019

Building Skills for Writing Anthropologically

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Volume XLI, No. 8 | March 7, 2019 Building Skills for Writing Anthropologically I teach an anthropology course that emphasizes intensive writing and cultural and global diversity through a series of progressively elevated anthropological writing experiences. I introduce students to anthropological writing through seven skills-building assignments followed by multimodal presentations and class [...]

20 Feb, 2019

Sojourner Truth’s “Ain’t I Woman” Speech and the Creation of Ethos

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Volume XLI, No. 6 | February 21, 2019 Sojourner Truth’s “Ain’t I Woman” Speech and the Creation of Ethos The lesson I discuss below addresses character creation, stereotypes, and credibility. In it I examine four versions of Sojourner Truth’s famous speech, commonly titled “Ain’t I a Woman.” I invite students to identify [...]