Episode 10

Episode 10: Your Students Will Never Go Deeper than You

In this episode, Your Students Will Never Go Deeper than You, Anne and Steve are joined by Sarah Gambito, Associate Professor of English and the Director of the Creative Writing program at Fordham University. Sarah shares her thoughts about teaching, strengthening ties and deepening connections through creativity and determination. She is the author of three collections of poetry, Loves You (Persea Books, 2019), Delivered (Persea Books, 2009), and Matadora (Alice James Books, 2004).

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Show Notes

@kindredaccelerator (instagram)

Kundiman

English Department Mighty Networks

The Art of Gathering by Priya Parker

Lucille Clifton, “Won’t You Celebrate with Me”

Episode 9

Episode 9: Assessment and Accessibility

In this episode, Assessment and Accessibility, Anne and Steve are joined by Mary Byrnes the Director of the Office of Disability Services at Fordham University who shares her thoughts about the various issues instructors should consider when assessing students.

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Show Notes

Web Content Accessibility Guidelines

Ariel Fishman discusses what disability teaches us about adaptation, innovation, and – most importantly – our sense of identity. Following a serious car accident in 2012, Ariel has served as a volunteer speaker for the New York Blood Center and Challenged Athletes Foundation and been credited with raising over 1,000 blood donations. He currently works at Fordham University, having previously worked as an administrator and faculty member at Yeshiva University.

Episode 8

Episode 8: Bad Screen, Good Screen

In this episode, Anne and Steve are joined by Lindsay Grippo, a senior at Fordham University majoring in English and minoring in communications and culture. She currently works in the Underwriting department of WFUV Public Radio and served on the staff of The Fordham Ram, Fordham’s student-run journal of record, for Volumes 100 and 101, as the publication’s Copy Chief and Editorial Director, respectively. As part of her last semester at Fordham, Lindsay is conducting thesis research with Anne Fernald on Louisa May Alcott’s Little Women as it relates to poststructural feminist ideas around women’s writing. 

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Show Notes

Zoom Could Spell the End of the Snow Day

Collective Accountability is Necessary to Reduce Coronavirus Spread

WFUV

Tired of looking at bad screen. Can’t wait to get home and look at good screen.

Episode 7

Episode 7: Sitting at My High School Desk

In this episode, Sitting at My High School Desk, Anne and Steve are joined by Kaylee Wong, a Senior in the Gabelli School of Business majoring in Public Accounting  who serves as the Executive President of the United Student Government at Fordham University. Kaylee shares her experiences as a graduating senior and offers her insights about the current situation from the student perspective.

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Show Notes

United Student Government at Fordham University Rose Hill

Episode 6

Episode : Solving the Puzzle

In this episode, Anne and Steve are joined by Natasha Burke, Assistant Professor of Psychology at Fordham University who shares her experiences as an instructor and researcher making the transition to online while trying to support to her students and stay connected to her work in these challenging times.

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Show Notes

National Center for Faculty Development and Diversity

Fordham Community Mental Health Clinic

Learn more about our guest, Natasha Burke

Episode 5

Episode 5: Learning to Swim

In this episode, Learning to Swim, we are joined by Eva Badowska, the Dean of Faculty of Arts and Sciences and the Associate Vice President of Arts and Sciences at Fordham University who shares her thoughts about facing challenges, making choices and maintaining connections.

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Show Notes

Regular and Substantive Interaction: Backgrounds Concerns and Guiding Principles

Joseph Aoun, Robot Proof: Higher Education in the Age of Artificial Intelligence

Joan Beder, “The Loss of the Assumptive World

Cathy Davidson, The New Education: How to Revolutionize the University to Prepare Students for a World in Flux

Bruce Lee: Be Water, My Friend

Episode 4

Episode 4: We Validate Before We Challenge

In this episode, Anne and Steve are joined by Jeffrey Ng, a Licensed Clinical Psychologist and the Director of Counseling and Psychological Services at Fordham University. Jeffrey shares his thoughts about how we can be supportive and kind to each other and ourselves during these turbulent and uncertain times.

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Show Notes

Linda Barry, The Sanctuary of School. Check out her Interview on NPR.

Nancy Boyd-Franklin, Rutgers University

Harry Harlow’s Rhesus Monkey Experiment

Additional Reading

Mental Health Technology Transfer Center Network (MHTTC): Virtual Learning Guide

College Made them Feel Equal. The Virus Exposed How Unequal Their Lives Are. by Nicholas Casey, New York Times, April 8, 2020.

Zoom Exhaustion is Real. Here are Six Ways to Find Balance and Stay Connected. by Steve Hickman, Mindful, April 6, 2020.

Episode 3

Episode 3: Your Ability Not Your Circumstances

In this episode, Anne and Steve are joined by Rafael Zapata, Chief Diversity Officer, Special Assistant to the President for Diversity and Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs at Fordham University. Rafael shares his thoughts about how to care for our students, our colleagues and ourselves and how it is important to be curious.

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Show Notes

Kevin Gannon, Radical Hope @TheTattooedProf

Sara Goldrick-Rab, The Hope Center for College, Community, and Justice @saragoldrickrab

Alfred Lubrano, Limbo @AlfredLubrano

Anthony Jack, The Privileged Poor

Episode 2

Episode 2: How Do You Read the Zoom Room?

We discuss the limits of live sessions, teaching asynchronously and those practices from the classroom that might be implemented online.

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Show Notes

Two collaborative teaching strategies are mentioned in this episode, these are Jigsaw and Fishbowl.

Cathy Davidson’s concept of “exit tickets” is also discussed.

Episode 1

Episode 1 : It’s Okay to Look Like a Potato on Zoom

In this, the inaugural episode, Anne and I discuss our strange, new reality. We talk about teaching online from home, serving our students the best we can and how to stay connected to our love of teaching as we struggle to redefine our classes and rethink our practices.

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