Dialogue on Teaching, hosted by Nancy Lynne Westfield, Ph.D., is the monthly podcast of The Wabash Center for Teaching and Learning in Theology and Religion. Amplifying the Wabash Center’s mission, the podcast focuses upon issues of teaching and learning in theology and religion within colleges, universities and seminaries. The podcast series will feature dialogues with faculty teaching in a wide range of institutional contexts. The conversation will illumine the teaching life.
Episode 1 – Race Critical Consciousness
The first episode of the Wabash Center’s podcast, Dialogue On Teaching, hosted by Director Nancy Lynne Westfield. Guests on this episode include Brian Bantum (Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary), Willie Jennings (Yale Divinity School), Deb Mullen (Columbia Theological Seminary), and Evelyn Parker (Perkins School of Theology, Southern Methodist University). The group discusses race critical consciousness in society, higher education institutions, and in the classroom.
Music written and performed by Paul O. Myhre
Podcast Engineer: Paul O. Myhre
Podcast Administrator: Carly Hollensbe
Exclusive Video Series
The “I” That Teaches
A new video project that invites senior scholars to talk about their teaching lives. These scholar-teachers candidly discuss how religious, educational, and family backgrounds inform their vocational commitments. Each video is a candid portrayal of their teaching persona. From the vantage point of a practiced teaching philosophy we get an intimate account of the value and art of teaching well.Dr. Joseph Tucker-Edmonds, IUPUI, pulls on the rhetorical practices of the Black Afro-Christian Religious tradition to enliven the classroom experience. He teaches courses on Religion and the Politics of Dissent in the African American Experience, Comparative Liberation Theologies, and Comparative Religions.
Featured Educators: (Links below go to our YouTube channel)
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A conversation about the benefits, possibilities, and challenges of teaching online.with:
Dr. Roger Nam (George Fox University), Dr. Eric Barreto (Luther Seminary), and Dr. Kate Blanchard (Alma College)