Monthly Archives: November 2023

lines of paper people figures cut out of paper with a rainbow haze overlay

This was originally posted on my old draft ePortfolio site, on October 24, 2023. This is my first “academic” blog post. Well, the first one I am going to press “Publish” on, anyway. I always start these things, and then second-guess the belonging of my voice in the larger academic choir of voices. However, I just got out of a workshop and I have some thoughts, I wanted to jot down. I pulled out my notebook, and then realized this might be a good opportunity to just jump into the blogosphere. Here goes… I am in the midst of manuscript revisions with a colleague of mine, and part of what we discuss in the article is the importance of community within the classroom. For context, we are writing about how bell hooks informed our design of an online course, and specifically an online course about anti-racism (which provides another layer…

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