Daring Pedagogy with Shane McCoy
Jason is joined on today’s episode by lecturer in the Department of English at Middle Tennessee State University and affiliated faculty member of the Women’s and Gender Studies program Dr. Shane McCoy (they/them/theirs). Dr. McCoy teaches undergraduate courses that focus on first-year composition (ENGL 1010/2020), African American Literature (ENGL 2020), and Gay and Lesbian Literature (ENGL 2020). Dr. McCoy earned their bachelor’s degree in English and a Minor in Women’s and Gender Studies at MTSU and completed their Ph.D. at the University of Washington in Seattle. Dr. McCoy’s research interests include instructional scaffolding and curriculum design, feminist affect studies, Africana women’s literature, cognitive literary studies, the sociology of education, and social and emotional learning. In 2018-2019, Dr. McCoy received the designation of Faculty Fellow after completing the Faculty Fellows Program offered by the Lucinda Taylor Lea Learning, Teaching, and Innovative Technologies Center at MTSU. Dr. McCoy is also certified in MTSU’s SafeZone Training, a program designed to support LGBTQ+ students, and is certified in Mental Health First Aid. Dr. McCoy currently serves as an advisory board member for the 2020 LGBT+ College Conference at MTSU. Books, articles, and authors mentionedShane's websiteBrene BrownPema ChodronKristen NeffPatricia Jennings and Daniel Siegel The trauma-sensitive classroom: building resilience with compassionate teachingMusic: "We Know Who U R" by Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds. This constitutes a fair use of any copyrighted material as provided for in section 107 of the US copyright law.