Tagged with pedagogy

(How) To Lecture or Not to Lecture…That is the Question

(How) To Lecture or Not to Lecture…That is the Question

This fall I am teaching a new course: Ethnographies of Education. This is a two part sociology course: in the fall the students will learn sociological terms and theories about schooling and they will conduct their own ethnographic research on a student/teacher/professor to answer a simple research question related to schooling/education; in the spring they … Continue reading

Coming Out in the Classroom

I know this title might be read in terms of sexual orientation, but it’s more than that. I have gone through many phases in my career when I *wish* I was different in the classroom. Just this week, I observed a sweet young adjunct who teaches at our community college. While I can craft and … Continue reading