The Other Side of Campus

Episode Archive

Episode Archive

30 episodes of The Other Side of Campus since the first episode, which aired on September 8th, 2020.

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    Episode 13: Global Classrooms, Sacred Spaces, and the Bright Side of COVID with Sean Theriault

    January 29th, 2021  |  Season 1  |  47 mins 15 secs
    2020 reflection, classroom experience, global exchange, teaching

    Highly-lauded UT professor of government Sean Theriault joins Stephanie and Katie to talk about the lessons of 2020, teaching the politics of Covid in a global classroom setting, and how the pandemic actually made his class BETTER! Thanks for joining us on the Other Side of Campus!

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    Episode 12: Rich Reddick Talks Student Mentorship, Cultural Taxation, and Inclusion and Equity

    December 18th, 2020  |  Season 1  |  48 mins 37 secs
    diversity, health, inclusion, inequality, mentorship, student wellness, teaching

    On yet another fun and important episode, we have the great pleasure of bringing on the amazing Rich Reddick, the Associate Dean for equity, community engagement, and outreach at UT. A professor of many talents, Rich talks about his own career path, mentorship of students, and student wellness. Take a listen and thanks for joining us on the Other Side of Campus. Happy Holidays to all!

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    Episode 11: Two Guys (and Two Gals!) on Effective Learning with Art Markman and Bob Duke

    December 4th, 2020  |  Season 1  |  48 mins 11 secs
    effective learning, higher education, thinking

    On this very special episode, Two Guys on Your Head hosts Art Markman and Bob Duke pay a visit to The Other Side of Campus for a fun discussion with Jen and Stephanie about effective learning and teaching. You don't want to miss this interesting and hilarious collaboration. Thanks for joining us!

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    Episode 10: Inclusivity, Mentorship, and the Battle for Space with Moriba Jah

    November 20th, 2020  |  Season 1  |  46 mins 11 secs
    learning through failure, mentorship, raising awareness, space, teaching

    Dr. Moriba Jah of the Department of Aerospace Engineering and Engineering Mechanics at UT joins us to discuss his unconventional life trajectory that took him from guarding nukes in Montana for the Air Force to being a renowned academic with a mission to enlighten the general public about the environmental dangers we pose to our final frontier. Thanks for listening!

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    Episode 9: Social Work in Academia: Teaching the "Twilight" Generation with Diane McDaniel Rhodes

    November 2nd, 2020  |  Season 1  |  47 mins 37 secs
    books, culture, learning, movies, racism, social work, society, teaching

    From the Steve Hicks School of Social Work, Diane McDaniel Rhodes joins us for a fun, thematic discussion about young adult fiction as well as the problematic nature of beloved popular culture icons and the narratives they propound. Thanks for joining us!

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    Episode 8: "The Joy of Thinking" with Michael Starbird

    October 23rd, 2020  |  Season 1  |  47 mins 41 secs
    learning through failure, math, teaching, tennis

    On this episode, Dixie and Stephanie are joined by Professor of Mathematics Michael P. Starbird to talk about his book the Five Elements of Effective Thinking and the practical applications of his principles in the classroom to encourage positive change and growth in students. Thanks for joining us for this valuable and fun discussion!

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

    October 16th, 2020  |  Season 1  |  54 mins 11 secs
    first generation college students, learning, storytelling, teaching

    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, sometimes undermining the identity and creativity of students and faculty alike. Thanks for joining us on The Other Side of Campus!

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    Episode 6: What Else is Possible?: Experiential Learning and the Growth Mindset

    October 9th, 2020  |  Season 1  |  35 mins 40 secs
    experiential learning, teaching

    On this episode, Stephanie talks with long-time professor of practice Dixie Stanforth about learning through failing, experimental learning, and what it really means to have and exhibit a growth mindset in the classroom. Thanks for joining us!

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    Episode 5: The Great Debate: US Politics in the Classroom with Daron Shaw

    October 2nd, 2020  |  Season 1  |  56 mins 51 secs
    elections, government, online teaching, politics

    On this episode, Dr. Daron Shaw, professor of government, discusses the tricky subject of handling politics and elections in the classroom during this unprecedented time in US history.

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    Episode 4: Examining Global Racism in the Classroom with Chelsi West Ohueri

    September 25th, 2020  |  Season 1  |  38 mins 16 secs
    health, inequality, racism, teaching

    On this entertaining episode, Jen and Stephanie have a fun conversation with anthropologist Chelsi West Ohueri from UT's Center for Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies. Chesi tells us her unique and amazing journey to anthropology and the remarkable turn of events that thrust her into Albania, which in turn shaped her research and teaching. Thank you for joining us!

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    Episode 3: The Stories We Tell Ourselves

    September 18th, 2020  |  Season 1  |  32 mins 51 secs
    film, narrative, racism, teaching

    On this episode, Jen and Katie speak with one of UT's leading faculty on racism, Peniel Joseph. He discusses the impact and power of narratives and what he's discovered works and doesn't work in the classroom when trying to teach racism. Thank you for joining us on The Other Side of Campus!

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    Episode 2: Teaching, Parenting, and Work-Life Balance in 2020 (Is it Possible?)

    September 18th, 2020  |  Season 1  |  41 mins 37 secs
    care-giving, online teaching, parenting, work-from-home

    On this episode, significantly recorded following the first full week of the 2020 Fall semester, Jen and Stephanie talk to Brad Love about work-life balance in this unprecedented age. Thanks for joining us on The Other Side of Campus!

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    Episode 1: So... What's a Faculty Learning Community, Anyway?

    September 18th, 2020  |  Season 1  |  37 mins 45 secs
    education, faculty learning community, learning, pedagogue

    On this, our very first episode, Jen, Stephanie, and Katie discuss their experiences in participating in and developing faculty learning communities in their own neck of the Forty Acres. We're so glad you're joining us on The Other Side of Campus!

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    Welcome to The Other Side of Campus! (Trailer)

    September 8th, 2020  |  Season 1  |  3 mins 22 secs
    covid, cross-campus dialogue, education, online learning, online teaching, university

    The official trailer for the brand new Texas Provost's Teaching Fellows program!