I adore teaching. In fall 2011, my students and I launched I Heart Sociology as a platform for them to engage, discuss, and communicate their sociological thinking as they progress through each semester.
Throughout my teaching, I have engaged digital technologies to embrace new forms of pedagogy and scholarship to enhance students’ learning and educational experiences and to place their work front and center as “public sociology.” You can view their work here:
My courses are designed to give students the tools and practice they need to synthesize and critically analyze information; gain greater fluency in various forms of social media and digital softwares; and better communicate their ideas in ways that are clear, innovative, and effective.
In previous courses, students in my Capital Punishment in America class at UT Austin created some amazing social media projects to bring awareness to the American death penalty as you can see below: