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Informative piece on the experiences of Black students in HBCUs vs. PWIs. The need for culturally sensitive pedagogy is highlighted. A recent journal article entitled, “Motivational and Judgment Predictors of African American Academic Achievement at PWIs and HBCUs,” suggested that Black student achievement at Predominantly White Institutions (PWIs) requires additional effort compared to Black student … Continue reading HBCUs vs. PWI: Racial identity and Academic Confidence
A synopsis of critical pedagogy, a perennial topic in education at all levels. In Episode 119, Michael and Dan talk with Dr. Kevin Magill about critical teachers, power relations and intellectual solidarity. Books, Articles and Other Amazing ResourcesEpisode 119: Critical Pedagogy and Power with Kevin Magill
Blog by the GCU Academic Development offices about the programs and resources they're putting together there. Collaborative learning spaces, which were strategies de facto, seem to be aligning with strategies de jure of online pedagogy. Something radical is obviously happening across the higher ed space, it seems, and where it will land and how equitably … Continue reading Undergoing a sea change – working and learning online
Excellent post with a lot of great resources to teach composition online. Earlier this afternoon, I was pleased to be on a webinar, “Online Environments and Your Students: Strategies to Inform Writing Instruction” (Archived Video) with Jessie Borgman (Arizona State University), and Casey McArdle (Michigan State University). Hosted by Brett Griffiths, Director of Reading and … Continue reading Resources and Reflections from “Online Environments and Your Students: Strategies to Inform Writing Instruction Webinar”
Online courses can easily become too overwhelming to understand. This has less to do with the learning materials and activities and more about how the information and instruction has to be delivered through writing in the online format.