40 minutes | Dec 31st 2020

Place-Based Learning

Amy Sprowles and Matt Johnson on episode 342 of the Teaching in Higher Ed podcast. Quotes from the episode We became much more aware and knowledgeable about what place-based learning means to other people and other groups. -Amy Sprowles Place-based learning rests on the power of immersing students, faculty and staff in the place and recognizing the heritage, culture, landscape, geography, plants, animals and rocks and how those things interact with each other to illustrate to students how so many disciplines are interconnected. -Matt Johnson You cannot talk about the place without talking about the indigenous people that have been there since time and memorial. -Matt Johnson Resources Place-Based Learning Communities Place-Based Education Reports – Humboldt State University 2019 Presentation to the Alliance for Hispanic-Serving Institution Educators Klamath Connection Program Native Land Interactive Map RECOMMENDATIONSMike Birbiglia: The New OneRECOMMENDED BY:Bonni StachowiakDetours : a decolonial guide to Hawai’i, by Hokulani Aikau and Vernadette Vicuña GonzalezRECOMMENDED BY:Amy SprowlesThe home place : memoirs of a colored man's love affair with nature, by J Drew LanhamRECOMMENDED BY:Matthew Johnson
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