Tag Archives: globalization

Chocolate and Crickets: Motivating Students through Food

They say that the way to a person’s heart is through the stomach—I’d say that it’s also the way to the mind. Some time ago, I decided that I could motivate my students with food and competition. You may have read the post where I discussed using virtual badges and stickers in class to go along with optional activities designed to get students engaged with course materials. Using food in my classes goes back even further. read more…

  • dateSeptember 19, 2016
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  • posted byErin McGuire
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Talking Timbits and Double Doubles: First Day Conversations in Anthropology 100

September looms and it’s time to start planning for that important first class with with my new batch of students. That means it’s time to add Timbits and coffee to my to-do list. Not because I plan to eat them (palm oil!), but I need them for class. It started like this… read more…

  • dateAugust 22, 2016
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  • posted byErin McGuire
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Inequality and “the Global Question”

To mark the publication of Global Inequality, the first book in UTP’s new Anthropological Insights series, author Kenneth McGill explains the process of writing a book about inequality from a global perspective, and why the lessons in the book are necessary for today’s students. read more…

  • dateJune 9, 2016
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  • posted byKenneth McGill
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