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Speaking Truths - Valerie Chepp
A year ago today, #AmandaGorman's #spokenword poem captivated the world. In her new book #SpeakingTruths, sociologist (and TSC founder) Valerie Chepp shows how #youth use spoken word #poetry & the power of their own biographies to incite #justice #activism
Social Justice can be taught! (and learned) Check out this new book from a TSC sociologist
Sociologist Valerie Chepp recently published a new edited volume titled, "Readings in Social Justice: Power, Inequality, and Action." A particularly poignant excerpt is from bell hooks's "Engaged Pedagogy"
In the Trenches
Few moments are more satisfying than when you're reading a great book & then you turn the page to see the authors have cited you! Sociology instructors should make a point to check out "In the Trenches: Teaching and Learning Sociology" from Maxine P. Atkinson and Kathleen S. Lowney - Here's the article they cite: Andrist, L., Valerie C., Paul D., and Michael V. M.. 2014. "Toward a Video Pedagogy" (http://tso.sagepub.com/content/early/2014/02/24/0092055X14524962)
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Our research article on video pedagogy can be found here in Teaching Sociology: http://tso.sagepub.com/content/42/3/196.abstract. Summary on our blog: http://www.thesociologicalcinema.com/blog/toward-a-video-pedagogy.
July 2012 - Valerie and Lester accept the 2012 MERLOT Classics Award given to The Sociological Cinema at the 5th Annual Emerging Technologies for Online Learning Symposium. — in Las Vegas, NV.