Category Archives: Higher Ed

Pedagogy of Transcription

It’s been a slow blogging year for me but not because of a lack of things to write about. This spring one project I’ve been pleased to work on with some fun Historians here at Brock University has been presented at Historians Teaching History, CAUCE-CNIE, and now STLHE. Professors Michael Driedger and Daniel Samson made… Read More »

When the scaffolding shifts under your feet

Scaffolding has been one of my favourite metaphors for teaching and learning since I learnt of Vygotsky during my psychology of child development course in second year undergrad. Today, I briefly opened twitter to see this provocative statement: Scaffolding is "colonial, patriarchal, and disempowering" #moocmooc — Sean Michael Morris (@slamteacher) January 25, 2016 I… Read More »

Diversities in Acting Training

Tales of the Collaborative Journey… With help from a grant from the Ontario Ministry of Training, Colleges, and Universities I was able to dedicate a large portion of my summer working on this super cool project, led by Dr. David Fancy from Brock University’s Dramatic Arts department and logistically managed by my Centre for Pedagogical… Read More »

Pedagogical Walk and Talk

GNA Garcia, the gentlewoman scholar and one my favourite saunterers, first told me about the Henry David Thoreau’s, Walking essay. In it, Thoreau extolls the virtues of walking as a source of inspiration  and generation of knowledge and reflection. My most recent jaunt through the woods, this past Friday at noon reminded me of this… Read More »