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
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 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 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.
For those of you on the job market, I share some tips for developing a statement of teaching philosophy over at Cultural Anthropology: Crafting a Statement of Teaching Philosophy. Image credit: Calb Roenigk, Flickr
Here are some of my favorite resources for teaching Anthropology, posted on Cultural Anthropology: Teaching Resources Round-Up.