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Culture Online!

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Abstract

The teaching of culture is enriched because of the ways that teaching with technology in the liberal arts can serve to encourages pedagogical innovation. This presentation discusses the pedagogical innovation that is possible when we use technology to expand the classroom and the breadth of experiential learning opportunities. The presentation draws on the experience of teaching anthropology and women's studies with the use of various forms of online media resources and through varied forms of online expression including blogs, wikis, voice threads, and digital stories.

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Thomas 110

Start Date

5-20-2013 2:45 PM

End Date

5-20-2013 3:45 PM

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Gabriela Torres, a Guatemalan-born anthropologist that specializes in the study of the violence and state formation, is an Associate Professor of Anthropology at Wheaton College, MA. She is a teacher/scholar whose innovative work with technology in the teaching of anthropology has been featured by National Institute for Technology and Liberal Education (2009) and the American Association of Colleges and Universities (2009/2010). Her scholarship and leadership has been recognized by a 2012 Wenner Gren Grant, the 2011 New England Council on Latin American Studies Best Article Prize, a 2009 AAA Leadership Fellowship, and the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada Post-Doctoral and Doctoral Fellowships.

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Culture Online!

Thomas 110

The teaching of culture is enriched because of the ways that teaching with technology in the liberal arts can serve to encourages pedagogical innovation. This presentation discusses the pedagogical innovation that is possible when we use technology to expand the classroom and the breadth of experiential learning opportunities. The presentation draws on the experience of teaching anthropology and women's studies with the use of various forms of online media resources and through varied forms of online expression including blogs, wikis, voice threads, and digital stories.