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  1. Feb 2021
    1. Twitter

      I would also say that social media platforms described here can also be combined with the previous bullet point. Students can use this platform to engage with the lay community and educate especially in the age of misinformation.

    2. they are often more adept than you at understanding what beginning students need in order to understand the material

      and I would argue a great exercise in metacognition!

    3. they can be reused, retained, redistributed, revised, and remixed.

      The beauty of this process is that one can crowd source the materials, thus keeping the documents current, relevant and engaging. No need to re invent the wheel!

    4. not a site vacant of meaning or political conviction

      As a science faculty, teaching science classes this is a great and natural portal to highlight and open conversation especially about EDI. I have found it challenging to do so "organically" in courses that are hyper-focused on technical skills.

    5. What challenges do your students face in their learning environments, and how does your pedagogy address them?

      My students experience a number of accessibility challenges. These can range from paying for materials, viewing materials in different modalities, accessing the materials at different times etc. My hope is that Open Pedagogy can help lower those barriers to increase educational outcomes.

      I also (esp in the age of COVID) want to use resources that help build community within my classrooms and across the university environment.