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Theory for Fieldwork Course

Next fall, I will again be teaching my undergraduate methods course.  It is primarily a workshop course in which the students learn about a…

Started by Bill Guinee

10 Jul 14, 2011
Reply by Frank

Teaching Anthropology to ages 16-19 - please give me your advice on texts etc

Hello everyone, Since last year I've been teaching Anthropology on the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme for students aged 16-…

Started by Aimee Middlemiss

6 Sep 11, 2010
Reply by Michael Findlay

How are textbooks useful? How useful are textbooks?

Textbooks are written for students, so they should be appropriate, useful, instructive, and, may we hope, inspiring. But are they? The fir…

Started by Philip Carl SALZMAN

13 May 4, 2010
Reply by rick goulden

Report and Debate on the financial constraints teaching anthropology

Hello Just to let you know of a short-term project and is intended to provide quick debate over the next month. Its on another ning network…

Started by Jonathan Newman

0 Apr 16, 2010

The 2010 Border Crossings Undergraduate students conference (Zadar, Croatia)

8th International “Border Crossings” Student Conference 22-25 April 2010, Zadar, Croatia ________________________________________ “Explori…

Started by Georgios Agelopoulos

0 Jan 6, 2010

An idea for connecting students with other cultures

I was recently reading L. Dee Fink's _Creating Significant Learning Experiences_, an excellent text on course design. In this book, he stro…

Started by Bill Guinee

5 Dec 31, 2009
Reply by rick goulden

CSAP Teaching Anthropology in an Educational Market

Apologies for sending out a message to some of you - I only intended to post to this forum!! C-SAP have funded a project that investigates…

Started by Jonathan Newman

0 Nov 11, 2009

Creative Assignments

By “creative assignments,” I mean assignments that are a bit unusual in orientation, and which appear to meet the specific goals set. Some…

Started by Philip Carl SALZMAN

1 Oct 6, 2009
Reply by Philip Carl SALZMAN

Knee-jerk functionalism?

Hi all, I wonder if anyone has suggestions for a good, accessible and recent anthropological critique of popular functionalisms? I continue…

Started by Charlene E. Makley

0 Oct 5, 2009

Best way to ensure completion and comprehension of readings?

I have been pondering on a pedagogical question for a 2010 Winter Term class, and I was hoping to draw on the OAC's collective experience:…

Started by Ben Stride-Darnley

3 Sep 29, 2009
Reply by Bill Guinee

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