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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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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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  • dateMarch 1, 2017
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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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