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Category Archives: Teaching
As you may know, I spent this past year in Pittsburgh, figuring out when and where it is appropriate to say “yinz” and eating Pittsburgh salads. However, I also had a position at the University of Pittsburgh Center for Comparative … Continue reading
As you may have garnered from the radio silence that blanketed the blog for week-long periods this summer, in July and August I solo taught my first self-designed course. Now, at this point in my academic career, I have a … Continue reading
Last month I received some excellent news. My course proposal, which I assembled somewhat manically during the thick of data collection this past summer, was accepted by the Department of Anthropology. This means that I have the opportunity to teach a summer … Continue reading
Training in graduate student instruction covers a multitude of topics: how to encourage an inclusive pedagogical atmosphere, how to facilitate discussions of socially controversial topics (which sadly, in this country, include the theory of evolution) and how to avoid having inappropriate … Continue reading
Alternate Title: “Why you should never use an anthropologist as a participant in your research study“. I recently participated in a Kinesiology study that tested reaction times between two different sets of individuals. Despite my frequent lack of coordination, I was … Continue reading