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Adding Culturally Responsive Pedagogies to My Into to American Politics Course

January 9, 2023

Teaching Political Science at a Community College: Resource Set One Christina Sciabarra, Bellevue College I teach at a large community college on the east side of Seattle (lands of the Duwamish, Muckleshoot, Snoqualmie tribes and other Coast Salish Peoples) which serves a diverse population but is also in an affluent area (we are less than…

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Introducing the Principles of Political Science

January 9, 2023

Teaching Political Science at a Community College: Resource Set One LaTasha DeHaan, Elgin Community College The Center for Urban Education at the University of Southern California explains that the term equity-mindedness “refers to the perspective or mode of thinking exhibited by practitioners who call attention to patterns of inequity in student outcomes (Center for Urban…

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January 9, 2023

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Community Mapping Assignment

November 18, 2022

Teaching Political Science at a Community College: Resource Set One Helen Chang, Hostos Community College, City University of New York While much of the course content in Introduction to American Government and Politics courses centers on the federal government and the federal level, there is a common saying in American politics, “All politics is local”….

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Importance of Undergraduate Research at Community Colleges

November 18, 2022

Teaching Political Science at a Community College: Resource Set One Terry L. Gilmour, Midlands College Much has been written about the importance of undergraduate students doing research.  Nearly 40 percent of UC Davis undergraduates participate in research activities.  They explain some of the benefits. One, it gives students the opportunity to explore different career opportunities. …

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Journal Article Analysis Workbook and PowerPoint Walkthrough

November 17, 2022

Teaching Political Science at a Community College: Resource Set Two Josh Franco, Cuyamaca College In 2007, I am sitting in a class with a little over half dozen junior-level transfer students at UC Merced, a loud “Wham!” echoes throughout the room. With that, our professor walked out of our undergraduate economics course after telling us…

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Race and Ethnic Politics in Pop Culture

November 3, 2022

Teaching Race, Ethnicity, and Politics: Identity, Discrimination, & Inequality Victoria Wilson, California State University Northridge Television Insecure (2016-2021) IMDB: https://www.imdb.com/title/tt5024912/ Season 2, Episode 2, “Hella Questions”; theme(s): African American and Latinx relations The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air (1990-1996) IMDB: https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0098800/ Season 1, Episode 6, “Mistaken Identity”; theme(s): racial profiling YouTube: Top 10 racist moments in…

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Asian American Politics and Race-Based Political Activism

October 13, 2022

Teaching Race, Ethnicity, and Politics: Asian American, Pacific Islanders Inclusive Teaching Resources Julie Lee Merseth, Northwestern University In recent years, interest in teaching about Asian Americans has increased among scholars of racial and ethnic politics in the United States. Typically, this includes a strong emphasis on Asian American political behavior related to electoral mobilization and…

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Introducing Our APSA AAPI Resources

October 13, 2022

Teaching Race, Ethnicity, and Politics: Asian American, Pacific Islanders Inclusive Teaching Resources Linda Hasunuma, Center for the Advancement of Teaching, Temple University Our Purpose  Students who feel like they belong learn better and have better outcomes in higher  education. It can influence which major they choose and even their decision to stay in college. Across…

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