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Five Years of Teaching Culture

Five years ago this fall we launched an experiment. As an editor at a university press, with an interest in ethnographic methods and a mandate for publishing teaching-oriented texts, I wanted to connect with a community of people that wasn’t always easy to find. That community included anthropologists who wanted to think through their research differently and publish for a broader audience, as well as those who were particularly interested in finding new ways to engage their students. We decided we would start a blog: Teaching Culture, after the name of our teaching-oriented ethnography series. read more…

  • dateDecember 21, 2017
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  • posted byAnne
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Coding Culture IV: Code-phobia and Making the Most of Fear, Failure, and Tiny Victories in Digital Anthropology

This is the fourth and final post in a multi-part blog series in which Katherine Cook shares her experiences integrating digital anthropology into her teaching. This this post, she explores the fear that technology can induce in both students and instructors, and discusses how failure can be turned into a powerful pedagogy. read more…

  • dateAugust 7, 2017
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  • posted byKatherine Cook
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Anthropology Matters

Author Shirley A. Fedorak discusses the changes to the new edition of Anthropology Matters and how they are grounded in a need to make anthropology relevant to today’s students. read more…

  • dateMay 2, 2017
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  • posted byShirley A. Fedorak
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Coding Culture III: Four More (Advanced) Hacks for the Digital Anthropology Classroom

This is the third post in a multi-part blog series in which Katherine Cook shares her experiences integrating digital anthropology into her teaching. In this entry, she offers up four more advanced hacks to develop more complex assignments. read more…

  • dateApril 20, 2017
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  • posted byKatherine Cook
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Coding Culture II: Four Hacks to Digitize Your Anthropology Classroom

This is the second post in a multi-part blog series in which Katherine Cook shares her experiences integrating digital anthropology into her teaching. She outlines a series of platforms and assignments that she has tested in undergraduate courses. They are flexible enough to cut, spruce, and duct tape into any anthropological application. read more…

  • dateMarch 13, 2017
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  • posted byKatherine Cook
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