The Other Side of Campus

Episode 7: The "Hero's Journey": Learning through Failure and Teaching through Identity

October 16th, 2020

Narratives shape our world in infinite ways, and on this episode, Jen and Stephanie interview Dr. Rachel Gonzalez-Martin to better understand how much established narratives impose restrictions upon the learning environment, undermining the identity and creativity of students and faculty alike. Whose descriptions of what should be dominate the choices we make in education? But through this conversation, we learn that maintaining individual identity and exhibiting professionalism are not mutually exclusive and that finding sensible alternatives to norms and conventions that traditionally indicate academic rigor does not result in immediate termination. Amazing! Thanks for joining us on The Other Side of Campus!

PRODUCER'S NOTE: This episode was recording on August 12th, 2020 via Zoom.

Assistant Producers/Hosts: Jennifer Moon, Stephanie Seidel Holmsten
(Intro theme features additional PTF fellows Patrick Davis, Keith Brown, David Vanden Bout)
Intro and Outro Music by: Charlie Harper (Additional background music by Charlie Harper, Ketsa, Soularflair, Pistol Jazz, Polish Ambassador)
Produced and Edited by: Michelle S Daniel
Creator & Executive Producer: Mary Neuburger

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