Engaged Pedagogy | TTLL Season 2, Episode 1

Sep 5, 2023, 09:00 AM by Bob Dignan

Episode Summary 

Graduate students with higher ed teaching experience, Victoria Fields and Nicole Cox, share their stories and strategies from time in roles of an Instructor at UIUC. They connect much of their work to the Engaged Pedagogy of bell hooks, and it’s a helpful and hopeful conversation about connecting and leading classrooms spaces. Victoria holds credit for our inaugural email to the podcast, so do consider reaching out!

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About the guests 

Victoria T. Fields is a Doctoral Student and Instructor of Record in the Department of Communication at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC). 

Nicole A. Cox was a PhD student at UIUC and a CITL Graduate Affiliate. She’s now Faculty at Amhust College.