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The Andrea Benjamin Collection

June 30, 2020

Andrea Benjamin, an associate professor of African and African American studies at The University of Oklahoma, is the author of “Racial Coalition Building in Local Elections: Elite Cues and Cross-Ethnic Voting.” She is also the co-author of “Set in Stone? Predicting Confederate Monument Removal,” recently published in PS: Political Science and Politics. Andrea Benjamin earned her…

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#Black Lives Matter

June 30, 2020

#PoliSci Tweets is Educate’s regular round-up of political science resources and discussions. This week features a variety of publicly available resources around the movement for Black Lives. Julia Azari is Associate Professor and Assistant Chair in the Department of Political Science at Marquette University I don't care if you don't like podcasts or even if…

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Politics, Group and Identity: #Black Lives Matter Micro-Syllabus

June 23, 2020

Politics, Groups, Identity, managed by the Western Political Science Association, is one of political science’s leading academic journals. The journal editors put together a micro-syllabus and an accompanying introduction, published in the Washington Post’s “Monkey Cage.” The reading list is un-gated and free to read through August 2020. “Here’s How to Teach Black Lives Matter” Washington Post,…

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Race, Capital & Empire Toolkit

June 23, 2020

The public outcry following the deaths of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery, Sean Reed, and countless others, the numerous images capturing police brutality, and the Executive Branch’s activation of the Insurrection Act of 1807 to mobilize federal forces against American protestors, invites scholars, educators and the public to reconsider the standard relationship between state,…

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The Knowledge We Have Lost

June 22, 2020

Ajay Verghese discusses foundational texts’ continued importance in the political science classroom.

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American Politics: Descriptive & Substantive Representation Discussion

June 12, 2020

This week’s resource, “American Politics: Descriptive & Substantive Representation Discussion” offers lesson plans for in-person, online and hybrid course structures. It invites undergraduate students to engage with two peer-reviewed political science journal articles on descriptive and substantive representation in American national politics before participating in a series of discussion activities. This resource is the result…

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Preparing For Fall With Lessons From The Spring

June 8, 2020

Eric Loepp shares his Spring 2020 survey results covering student experiences with the sudden transition to online learning.

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Between Remote Teaching & Learning: Teaching Assistants in the Time of COVID-19

May 5, 2020

Charmaine N. Willis and Reyhan Topal offer graduate teaching assistants strategies to manage their dual role as educator and student.

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Podcasting as Asynchronous Learning

April 17, 2020

PhD Candidate Rachel Torres explains how to turn your course into a podcast. More here.

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Converting a Class Online in a time of Crisis

March 30, 2020

Rebecca Kreitzer offers advice to moving your course online. Read more here.

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