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.
- Social and Cultural Anthropology for the 21st Century: Connected WorldsBy Marzia Balzani and Niko Besnier. We are delighted to announce the publication of our textbook, designed to introduce anthropology to students who are facing the concerns and challenges that are […]
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- International Development and Poetic Practice: An Online Classroom ActivityAnne Schiller – George Mason University Cultural anthropology courses frequently satisfy world cultures requirements, attracting enrollments from across the university. My 150-seat online introductory course, for example, typically draws students from at least a dozen majors including some that prioritize technical […]
- Teaching through Tension at the Crossroads of AmericaValerie Miller1, Shradha Naveen2, Amanda Waller3, Jennifer L. Johnson4 Purdue University. email@example.com (corresponding author) Purdue University. firstname.lastname@example.org Purdue University. email@example.com Purdue University. firstname.lastname@example.org The pandemic experience is shaping understandings of student success and how […]
- Teaching Empathy with AnthropologyBY: Mitchell Ma, PhD Candidate, University of Toronto Empathy is defined as sharing and understanding others’ emotions. Although the ability probably predated the human species, the term “empathy” was a relatively modern invention. The English psychologist Edward B. Titchener (1909) invented the term as a translation […]
- Anthropology withdrawal symptomsby Tomislav Marić, Assistant Headteacher, Bentley Wood High School Since I have stopped teaching A level anthropology in 2018 (and this was not because of my doing but rather as short-sightedness of conservative policies in the UK) I have been having withdrawal symptoms. I do teach Sociology and Psychology at A […]
- Teaching Anthropology during a Global PandemicBy Sherry Fukuzawa Social distancing, masks, and quarantines changed the way we all live in this world. As post-secondary institutions closed their campuses and scrambled to move online, anthropology departments had little time to reflect on the impact of this global pandemic and what it means to teach and learn […]