Hybrid Pedagogy Presentation — Student Produced Videos

Over the last two years,my colleague Berta Carrasco and I have been working on a research project with the goal of developing our own theory of practice for teaching with technology in the context of our first year classes at a liberal arts college. Our study used case study and action research approaches to explore methods we…… Continue reading Hybrid Pedagogy Presentation — Student Produced Videos

Making my Students Uncomfortable

There is that fine line we walk in my liberal arts college. We want to challenge our often-sheltered students to see the world in a new way, to explore their own privilege and prejudices, and to do things that make them feel uncomfortable. But, and I speak for myself here although others must experience the…… Continue reading Making my Students Uncomfortable

Looking the other way

Saw this article today: http://m.newyorker.com/online/blogs/currency/2013/08/zady-online-fashion-ethical-factories-working-conditions.html?utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=twitter One of the main points I try to make in my 2nd semester Spanish courses is that, while the raping and pillaging of the New World by Europeans was reprehensible, it is not much different than what is currently happening in our world. People in Spain benefitted from the flood…… Continue reading Looking the other way