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Z is for Zero 

I might have received no more than five zeros in my academic career, none of which given in consequence of cheating or plagiarizing, but rather for a misunderstanding of a deadline. The idea of receiving a zero speaks to the notion of assessment in education—that, as educators, we need to assign a grade on a …

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G is for God 

1. I am most familiar with the Protestant Christian version of God. A being whose supreme goodness is overwhelming to the point of being inevitably misunderstood. Yet humans try to make sense of this benevolence, thinking of ways to please God in whatever form we suppose would please a being of his (always male in …

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F is for Field 

1. In Education for a Socially Engaged Art Pablo Helguera references "pedagogy in the expanded field" when talking about the challenging relationship of pedagogy and art practice. When a field such as this is expanded, it's possible that the entire idea of there being a "field" might cease to exist. 2. In my previous post …

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D is for Dogma 

1. Dogma can be described as a belief or set of beliefs that one finds absolutely and unquestionably true. The truthfulness of the beliefs is not open for debate and if a dogmatic participant enters a debate one typically finds the debate to be fruitless, as the dogmatic individual refuses to accept any other belief …

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Y is for You 

I ran across this quote awhile ago, and I was reminded of it while searching for inspiration for writing. It felt appropriate given our conversations surrounding experiences and environments. I find the implications of this quote very interesting, and likely ones that go unnoticed after a quick read. You are an accumulation of all things …

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Emily’s Meta-Primer #2: E is for Entry, Points of 

I majored in theatre in undergrad, and one of the better courses I took was an acting and textual analysis class entitled "Masters in Movement: Text Into Performance." The instructor, Daniela Varon, had us read plays from a variety of eras and social contexts, discuss them, and perform monologues and scenes--all of which is fairly …

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