I first used open-ended polling in a class in 2016. It did not go well. Having seen Bonni Stachowiak use sli.do to great effect in a conference presentation, I decided to incorporate polling into the first day of my 300-student Medical
Teaching and Learning Anthropology, a new peer-reviewed, open-access journal, invites submissions for its inaugural issue. For more information, see https://escholarship.org/uc/teachinglearninganthro
Teaching Together is a two-part workshop series facilitated by graduate student Katie Cox and me. Our goal is to provide UCI faculty and TAs with practical tools to address some of their most common teaching challenges and to enhance both undergraduate learning
A conversation with Anar Parikh about integrating podcasts and other forms of audio media into anthropological pedagogy: https://culanth.org/fieldsights/1297-podcasts-and-pedagogy-audio-in-the-anthropology-classroom
What is Anthropology? Carie Little Hersh and I discuss on her new podcast, Anthropologist on the Street.
I’m honored to receive the Teaching Assistant Professional Development award and to be the Dean’s Honoree for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching in the School of Social Sciences at UCI’s annual Celebration of Teaching!
What are anthropologists reading following the election and inauguration? Cultural Anthropology online has gathered a variety of responses, including my brief commentary on the value of speculative fiction in anthropology classrooms: https://culanth.org/fieldsights/1049-what-are-you-reading-responses-to-the-election-and-inauguration
I spoke with Michelle Hagman recently to reflect on my experience writing for the Teaching Tools section of Cultural Anthropology: see her post Reflecting on the Scholar-in-Residence Program: An Interview with Angela Jenks.
I recently spoke at a training session for new anthropology teaching assistants (TAs). With courses of over 300 or 400 students, graduate student TAs are essential to teaching and learning here at UCI. But TAs face a number of challenges.
On the job market? Get ready for a teaching demonstration with these tips and resources at Cultural Anthropology: “Preparing Your Teaching Demonstration” Image credit: Chris, Flickr