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Do Contemporary Practices of Schooling Reinforce Colonial Relations of Power?

Do Contemporary Practices of Schooling Reinforce Colonial Relations of Power?

Contemporary practices of schooling reflect ethnocentrism as universal truth, reinforcing power relations that resulted from colonial rule by maintaining binaries.

Teaching Our Students to Critique Again

Teaching Our Students to Critique Again

Failing to teach our international relations/politics is a failure to guide students in the process of developing their own value judgments.

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What’s Wrong with this Picture? Connecting Pedagogies to Students’ Lives

Hegemonic pedagogic practices in IR and Politics teaching are at odds with the capacity of our brains to interpret and make sense of the world visually.

Tolerating Difference: Free Speech on Campus

Tolerating Difference: Free Speech on Campus

If we want students to tolerate difference, educators ought to create a space in which students are free to speak their mind and evaluate the ideas of others.

Student Feature – Advice on Citing Smart

Student Feature – Advice on Citing Smart

You cannot merely use diverse citation types to guarantee a grade, you need to see it as tool to help show that you are not merely reproducing knowledge, but transforming it.

Discussion Roles Transform College Asynchronous Talk

Discussion Roles Transform College Asynchronous Talk

Discussion roles provide a tremendous learning and critical thinking advantage for entry level online students looking to become comfortable responding in discussion.

Being a ‘Whole Educator’

Being a ‘Whole Educator’

Instructors of multi-cultural classrooms must branch out and begin to devote some of their time to understanding their students as a whole.

Teaching International Relations in India: From Pedagogy to Andragogy

Teaching International Relations in India: From Pedagogy to Andragogy

The overall intellectual contribution of Indian IR to Global IR is not proportionate to the visible growth concerning its institutional and thematic grounds.

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Towards a ‘Challenge-Driven’ International Relations Education?

One of the problems that IR faces is that its students cannot do it in the way that engineers, for example, can design and build in workshops.

Gamification: It’s in the Game

Gamification: It’s in the Game

Gamification is more than just adding a game to your general routine of teaching a class, it brings material alive and positively engages students.

Using Quantitative Methods: The Case of the Arab world

Using Quantitative Methods: The Case of the Arab world

The debate over qualitative, quantitative and mixed approaches is vibrant in the social sciences. Yet, Arab voices have been absent from the debate.

The Use of Simulations as a Teaching Tool

The Use of Simulations as a Teaching Tool

By connecting international politics to the ‘real’ world, simulations combined with traditional lectures and readings make a course more interactive and involving.

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