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Transitioning to Online Teaching (Part 2) – Content Updates

This is the second in a series of think-aloud posts on Transitioning to Online Teaching during the COVID-19 pandemic. Part 1 is here. The course I teach is called Adolescent and Youth Development for Youthworkers. Overview of Content I am planning to write an interactive, experiential book with my students this Fall 2020 semester. I […]

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Transitioning to Online Teaching (Part 1) – Think-Out-Loud

It’s been a while since I’ve been moved to post publicly about my work. I’m feeling so moved. This series will a think-out-loud version of the transition of the course I teach every semester, Adolescent and Youth Development for Youthworkers, from an in-person course to a fully online course during the COVID-19 crisis. I feel […]

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An Experiment with Case Notes: Bakhtin and the Polyphonic

What follows is an experimental essay I originally drafted in April 2013 applying Bakhtin’s exploration of the polyphonic to a standardized and simplified model of social work case notes. I lean on Timothy Lensmire’s interpretation of Bakhtin for use in teaching writing and Janis Fook’s exploration of radical case work. The essay was originally titled […]