Graff’s interest in ‘teaching the conflicts’ as a way of rescuing higher education from itself has recently been replaced by a profound worry that higher ed is becoming increasingly irrelevant to American culture. We checked in to see what role Graff thinks technology might play in these unsettling times.
Our friends at Educause continue to try to provide some content about teaching and learning with technology. The latest ELI (Educause Learning Initiative) resources are a mixed bag.
Designed to provide a view into classroom practices that effectively integrate both subject matter content and teaching standards, these case studies have been crafted by a team of experts for new teachers. Content focuses on teaching strategies, curriculum development, and best practices. The site is intended for new teachers and students in teacher education programs.
The North by South webpage explores multiple dimensions of the Great Migration of African-Americans from the rural South to Northern cities. Epic in scale, monumental in its long-term social and cultural impact, the Great Migration stands as the largest internal movement of people in the history of the United States.