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Interview – Judith Suissa

Interview – Judith Suissa

Prof. Judith Suissa talks about philosophy of education, as well as the intersections between politics, parent-child relationships, classical anarchism and globalisation.

Getting the Most Out of Class Discussion

Getting the Most Out of Class Discussion

Good and bad discussions seem to occur at all levels, introductory levels, advanced classes, even graduate classes. For teaching academics, this raises some interesting issues.

What to Do When You Don’t Like a Topic You Teach?

What to Do When You Don’t Like a Topic You Teach?

Some dislike very narrow things, such as single concepts, specific time periods or empirical cases. Others dislike broad theories, large-scale phenomena, and entire (sub-)disciplines.

Working with and Supporting Teaching Assistants

Working with and Supporting Teaching Assistants

Working with Teaching Assistants means considering an additional set of issues, but this time is well worth the while.

Interview – Siddharth Mallavarapu

Interview – Siddharth Mallavarapu

Siddharth Mallavarapu discusses non-western International Relations, Indian conceptions of IR, and the pedagogical challenges of teaching IR in the Global South.

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.

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