Thursday, September 30, 2010

Episode 18: This Really Is September's Episode

Listen to Episode 18 (mp3, ~44 minutes)

Rachel, Jason, and Anna talk about expanding their teaching repertoires:
  • transliteracy endeavors,
  • upperclass/advanced student teaching methods, and
  • guiding from the side
Show Notes:


  1. Hi,
    The "biggest tip" link is dead...guess I'll catch it when I listen to the podcast.

  2. Link fixed! Thanks for the heads-up.

  3. I really liked the "10 Myths in Society" exercise and would like to try it. Is there a way to get the list?

    P.S. I can totally relate to the "dancing" comment!

  4. Hi Yvonne!

    Here's the list - for each topic, students had to find one scholarly and one popular article. Just a heads up, some are "confirmed" or "plausible" (but not all). This list comes courtesy of Stina Oakes, a fabulous professor at American.

    1) Women are better at multi-tasking than men.
    2) Organic food is healthier and better for the environment.
    3) Teachers who use red ink grade more harshly, and students respond negatively to red ink.
    4) Tall people make better leaders.
    5) More people have been killed in the name of religion than for any other reason.
    6) Watching violent movies causes violent acts.
    7) Crime is influenced by weather and the atmosphere. For example, there is more crime during full moons and heat waves.
    8) Used car salesmen are dishonest.
    9) DNA creates definitive evidence.
    10) Reading in poor/dim light ruins your eyesight.

    Dance on! :D