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Notes from Gender and Education Association Conference 2018

Gender and Education Association Conference 2018 University of Newcastle (Newcastle, Australia) December 9-12, 2018 The Gender and Education Association (GEA)’s 2018 conference was held in

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Flatland: The Movie in Science Fiction Class

The 2007 animated short film Flatland: The Movie featuring the voices of Martin Sheen and Kristen Bell appears to be a popular teaching tool in math

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Shakespeare through Digital Humanities Textual Analysis

I wanted to briefly introduce students to Digital Humanities in an introductory-level Shakespeare course I was helping teach, partly because they might not hear about

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Ethnography Activity for The Left Hand of Darkness

One of the main issues in Ursula K. Le Guin’s novel The Left Hand of Darkness (1969) is ethnography and its limitations. The main character

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Shakespeare in a Mug Teaching Activity

For my first time helping to teach an introductory-level Shakespeare course, I found a good icebreaker activity from Stefanie Jochman on the Teaching Shakespeare Folger

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Embedding Employability into University Courses

Teaching Week session on “Embedding Employability in Our Classes” University of Canterbury June 9, 2016 This session was an enlightening experience, with four employers invited

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Thriving as an Academic seminar

“Thriving as an Academic” Seminar By Professor William H. Starbuck (Visiting Erskine Fellow) and Emeritus Professor Bob Hamilton Admittedly, I was skeptical about how much

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Digital Humanities New Scholars Seminar – Day 1

Attending the New Scholars Seminar put on by CHCI (Consortium of Humanities Centers and Institutes) as an “unconference” on June 29-30, 2015, before the Global

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