In our first “Office Hours” episode, we discuss questions, comments, and concerns from our listeners about teaching and learning online this semester. Thanks to everyone who submitted a question. Keep them coming on Twitter @writingremixpod!
Texts Mentioned in the Episode
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- Pedagogy of the Oppressed by Paulo Freire
- “Should Writers Use They Own English?” by Vershawn Ashanti Young
- @TheNapMinistry by Tricia Hersey
- USC Writing Program Diversity Committee: Technology & Financial Assistance
“[Students] are asking to be engaged with. They are asking to be heard.” @ddissingerTweet
“Everything that I’m doing this semester…is trying to understand how much more can I humanize the academic experience.” @ddissingerTweet
“How do we switch gears and start thinking about higher education as a higher plane of intellectual curiosity and self-actualization?” @ddissingerTweet
“I’m just trying to give [students] opportunities to connect and feel like we’re in a community.” @KatieARobisonTweet
“We’re starting at a negative when students are coming in already fearing the reputation of the class.” @KatieARobison
“I want them to love writing, and if we’re punishing them for their papers, that’s not going to foster any kind of love.” @KatieARobisonTweet
This episode was recorded on August 31. Please be aware that, because we recorded via Zoom, there are occasional audio hiccups. Our theme song is “4 am” by Makaih Beats. You can subscribe to the podcast on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, and Stitcher and follow us on Twitter @writingremixpod.