Teaching: What, Why, How and Who
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See schedule below or Blackboard.
All articles will be available on Blackboard or on the Serendip
Unless otherwise indicated, all meetings are at the Graduate
School of Social Work and Social Research.
September--Thursday, the 9th, 5 - 7 PM
-Duckworth, Eleanor. "The Having of Wonderful Ideas"
-Percy, Walker. "The Loss of Creature." The Message
in the bottle: How Queer Man is, How Queer language is, and
What One Has To Do With the Other. New York: Farrar, Straus,
and Giroux, 1975. 46-63.
Dinner will be provided.
October--Monday, the 18th, 1 - 3 PM
Plagiarism and Ethics
Discussion of evaluation changes
-Pojman, Louis. "A Critique of Ethical Relativism"
The Moral Life: An Introductory Reader in Ethics and Literature
-Foot, Philippa. "Moral Relativism." Moral
Dilemmas: And other Topics in Moral Philosophy.
-Gilbert Harman. "Is There a Single True Morality" Morality, Reason, and Truth
December--Friday, the 3rd, 2:30 - 4 PM, in Campus Center
Rm. 200 (We will be joined by visiting trustees.)
"Morality" as a guide for action (or not),
reviewing issues of ethics, evaluations, assessment, plagiarism,
LeGuin--Commencement speech 1986 (Utopian University)
Pedagogy: Learning to Enjoy the Uncontrollable and Make it
A Conversation in (and on) Process Among Doug Blank (Computer Science), Kim Cassidy
(Psychology), Anne Dalke (English, Feminist and Gender Studies), Paul Grobstein
(Biology, Center for Science in Society)
of a conversation about Emergent Pegagogy held this fall in
the Emergent Systems Working Group
January--Friday, the 21st, 10AM - 1PM
Facilitated by Jody Cohen (Education)
-Williams, Patricia. Alchemy of Race and Rights. Cambridge,
Massachusetts: Harvard University Press, 1991.
There will be a meeting from 10-12, followed by an informal
pizza lunch from 12-1 to welcome everyone
for the semester
and talk about the future of Explorations.
February--Friday, the 18th, 3:30 - 5:30PM
Location: Multicultural Center Conference Room (upstairs)
Topic: Teaching and learning at Bryn
Refer to the working group: "Stories of Teaching and Learning: A Conversation," for a continuation of this conversation, established in Spring 2005.
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