Tag Archives: Practicum: Critical Theory

Teaching Theory in the Introductory Classroom

This is another installment in an ongoing series of posts in a collaborative effort between the Practicum: Critical Theory, Religion, and Pedagogy and the Bulletin for the Study of Religion blogs. On November 23, 2014, approximately 20 scholars of religion, from … Continue reading

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Teaching Theory in the Introductory Classroom, Part 1

This is part of an ongoing series of posts in a collaborative effort between the Practicum: Critical Theory, Religion, and Pedagogy and the Bulletin for the Study of Religion blogs. On November 23, 2014, approximately 20 scholars of religion, from … Continue reading

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Ten Observations about Teaching and Academia

by Tommy Carrico * This post originally appear on the Practicum: Critical Theory, Religion, and Pedagogy blog. Sometimes, an instructor is afforded a great amount of leeway when designing a course – reading schedules, assignments, course descriptions, and policies are … Continue reading

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Reflections on RELS 161: Contemporary Problems in Religion and Culture

by Ian Alexander Cuthbertson Note: This post originally appeared on the Practicum: Critical Theory, Religion, and Pedagogy blog. Last year I redesigned a first-year religious studies course at Queen’s University in Kingston Ontario. The course is one of two full-year … Continue reading

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Practicum’s Syllabus Project–Call for Contributors

Would you like to contribute to the Practicum blog’s syllabus project? In a sense every course is an argument. Of what do we want to persuade students over the course of the semester? We invite instructors to share a course … Continue reading

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Caution: Technical Terminology Ahead

by Russell McCutcheon * This post originally appeared on the Studying Religion in Culture blog at the University of Alabama. I see posts like this on social media all the time (click here if you’re dying to find out what … Continue reading

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Teaching Ethics and/in the World Religions Paradigm

by Matt Sheedy * This post originally appeared on the Practicum: Critical Theory, Religion, and Pedagogy blog. Like many PhD students, adjuncts, and even the occasional tenured professor, I inherited a course some years back, textbook, and all, called Ethics … Continue reading

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