Tag: learning

What Should Teachers Teach?

Alma Gottlieb , September 27th, 2021


Source here. Educators are wringing their hands these days about how much students have “fallen behind” the past year.  News story after news story laments a year of…


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Why Pedagogy is an Anthropological Problem

Chelsea Horton , April 13th, 2021


Opening our teaching to risk, horizontal interactions, UnEssays, and ungrading offers ways to truly cultivate students’ learning needs, curiosity, and responsibility—in line with what anthropologists …


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Why Pedagogy is an Anthropological Problem

Chelsea Horton , April 13th, 2021


Opening our teaching to risk, horizontal interactions, UnEssays, and ungrading offers ways to truly cultivate students’ learning needs, curiosity, and responsibility—in line with what anthropologists …


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Why Pedagogy is an Anthropological Problem

Chelsea Horton , April 13th, 2021


Opening our teaching to risk, horizontal interactions, UnEssays, and ungrading offers ways to truly cultivate students’ learning needs, curiosity, and responsibility—in line with what anthropologists …


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Language Lessons

Chelsea Horton , September 19th, 2019


A documentary film shows the challenges faced by Soli children as they learn in a language that is not their own. But does the future have to be…


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Exploding Objects: A Month at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History.

Haidy Geismar , August 27th, 2019


Rose Taylor, PhD Candidate, UCL Anthropology Over the course of four weeks between June and July 2019 I participated in the Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History’s Summer…


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Students as laboratory labor

Caitlin Wylie , July 16th, 2019


What is the role of students in universities? There are ongoing contentious debates and campus protests about whether graduate students should be considered employees with the right to…


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Ep. #21 Misogyny, irrational politics, the ontological turn, and multi-media learning: this month on TFS

The Familiar Strange , September 2nd, 2018


Jodie (1:04), drawing on the book Down Girl by Australian philosopher Kate Manne, starts us off by asking what misogyny is, and how we should tackle it as…


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Anthropology Matters

Shirley A. Fedorak , May 2nd, 2017


Author Shirley A. Fedorak discusses the changes to the new edition of Anthropology Matters and how they are grounded in a need to make anthropology relevant to today’s…


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Vortrag: Medien und Literalität in der Kultur- und Sozialanthropologie

philbu , April 21st, 2017


Budka, P. 2017. Medien und Literalität in der Kultur- und Sozialanthropologie: (Digitale) Medienpraktiken aus kulturvergleichender Perspektive. Vortrag im Workshop “Dark Side of Literacy”…


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The Anthropoliteia #BlackLivesMatterSyllabus Project, Week 8: Bianca C. Williams On “The Uses of Anger” By Audre Lorde

anthropoliteiaadmin , November 3rd, 2016


The editors of Anthropoliteia are happy to present the latest entry in on ongoing series The Anthropoliteia #BlackLivesMatterSyllabus Project, which will mobilize anthropological work as a pedagogical…


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So, What is Anthropology Anyway?

Elyse Bailey , September 29th, 2016


How do you engage students who have never heard of anthropology before? In a community college one finds very few students who have already decided to be anthropology…


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Lecture: Visuelle Anthropologie in Zeiten zunehmender Digitalisierung

philbu , September 22nd, 2016


Vorlesung “Visuelle Anthropologie in Zeiten zunehmender Digitalisierung“, Wintersemester 2016/17, am Institut für Kultur- und Sozialanthropologie der Universität Wien Philipp Budka Ziele D…


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The Workshop

The Anxious Anthropologist , August 14th, 2015


The traffic was unusually terrible making my arrival at work 40 minutes later than anticipated. On my mind were familial concerns as they always are when you leave…


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Sharing anthropological discoveries on social media: ‘marketing’ or ‘interactive learning’?

Daniel Miller , August 6th, 2015


Social media and engaging anthropology? (Photo: Pabak Sarkar CC BY 2.0) Over the last year, people have often asked us questions like “Surely you will market your project using social…


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Using storytelling to build online courses

Tom McDonald , July 21st, 2015


The project team filming a video for our online course Recently we have been filming a new online course on the anthropology of social media that will be available…


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“…the cultural elements of folktales help both bridge common ground between cultures and bring…”

Musings of an Anthropology Student , July 14th, 2015


“…the cultural elements of folktales help both bridge common ground between cultures and bring out cultural differences – developing cultural awareness that is essential if we are to…


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Social media and new rewards in learning

Elisabetta Costa , June 19th, 2015


Photo by Elisabetta Costa   Education has become an important topic of investigation in our comparative research. Last May we also explored and presented our findings in a…


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