A journal of the Royal Anthropological Institute dedicated to the teaching of anthropology, TA promotes dialogue and reflection about anthropological pedagogies in schools, colleges, universities and beyond.
- Call for Papers: Anthropological Knowledge Production in the era of AIs and fast evolving technologies.RAI MAJOR CONFERENCE: ANTHROPOLOGY AND EDUCATION, 25 June – 28 June 2024, Senate House, University of London (in person conference). Teaching Anthropology Journal is delighted to be hosting the […]
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- A Classroom Research Project with Lasting MeaningELIZABETH KEATING, Professor of Anthropology & Graduate Faculty, Human Dimensions of Organizations, The University of Texas at Austin Teaching through research is recognized as one of the strengths of anthropology. A few years ago, as I was researching culture change across generations, I brought my research […]
- Multimodal ethnographies for teaching anthropological sensibilitiesAnna Apostolidou PhD, Assistant Professor of Social Anthropology, Ionian University Given the history of our discipline, it seems rather peculiar that anthropologists are not more “naturally inclined” to employ multimodality in their research and teaching. Apart from its expressive potential, multimodality’s key […]
- Active learning as a pedagogical strategy to enhance the learning of anthropologyMarilou Polymeropoulou, University of Oxford, School of Anthropology and Museum Ethnography Active learning is a well-established pedagogical strategy in secondary and tertiary education where independent learning and critical thinking are nurtured. Learners’ engagement, active participation, and reflection are […]
- Learning How to Wash Your Hands in Anthropology Class Anne Schiller, George Mason University From the outset of the SARS-Covid 19 pandemic, governments and private entities worldwide launched health awareness campaigns that included instruction on cleansing one’s hands. Wall signs and foot markers materialized in a thrice. A barrage of how-to videos were posted on […]
- Welcome back to in-person teaching – or is it?Sherry Fukuzawa, University of Toronto Mississauga, Toronto Canada My post-COVID in-person lectures seem to have significantly less attendance than my pre-pandemic courses and I am wondering if this is a widespread trend? As I treaded through the cold snowy January morning to the first day of the Winter session I was […]