Introduction: How and Why to Structure a Classroom for Student-Centered Learning and Equality

Back to Structuring Equality Introduction:  How and Why To Structure a Classroom for Student-Centered Learning and Equality Cathy N. Davidson   Finding Better, More Equitable Ways to Learn What is the best way to learn?  Clearly there are many methods, tactics, technologies, strategies, theories, and practices that can help us all to learn better, to teach better, and, in general, […]

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(Mostly) American Literature on (Many) Modes of Learning

As promised, for this class we are going to be focusing on literature–mostly American, mostly poetry.   And also on Digital Humanities. When I selected my contributions, I was especially inspired by Ivan Illich’s idea that one repressive function of formal, compulsory education is to teach people that they are somehow defective if they are not good at “academics.”  This excludes […]

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Inspiring Syllabi, Everyone! Good Luck Tonight (Plus My Blog Post)

Hi everyone, it is truly inspiring to read all the different ways you are reimagining the last half of what is officially known as “American Literature, American Learning.”  I know that after reading one another’s work and commenting on it, you will have so many ideas to pursue tonight.  Good luck with the process.   On our HASTAC group site, […]

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