How & Why I Teach This Text: See Transformative Teaching in Action

Learn how to engage students with transformative texts. Watch videos of impassioned teacher-scholars on how they make texts accessible and engaging, how they encourage students to reflect on civic responsibilities, and the motivations they bring to reinvigorating the role of the humanities in general education.

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03.12.2021 | VIDEO

Teaching Transformative Texts to High School Students

Roosevelt Montás on how he teaches The Souls of Black Folk to high school students.
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03.12.2021 | VIDEO

The Cornerstone Approach to Reinvigorating the Humanities Through General Education

Learn more about the “Cornerstone” approach to reinvigorating the role of the humanities through general education.
The Cornerstone Approach to Reinvigorating the Humanities Through General Education >
01.27.2021 | VIDEO

How I Teach This Text: Plato's "Apology"

Bryan Garsten on how he teaches Plato's "Apology."
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10.15.2020 | VIDEO

Transformative Texts for an Emancipatory Education

Roosevelt Montás explains how to teach transformative texts for an emancipatory education.
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10.15.2020 | VIDEO

How I Teach This Text: Cicero's "Speech in Defense of the Poet Archias"

Dan-el Padilla Peralta on how he teaches Cicero's "Speech in Defense of the Poet Archias"
How I Teach This Text: Cicero's "Speech in Defense of the Poet Archias" >
10.15.2020 | VIDEO

Giant Leaps for the Liberal Arts

Melinda Zook describes how Purdue launched the Cornerstone Integrated Liberal Arts certificate to reinvigorate the role of the humanities in general education.
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10.15.2020 | VIDEO

Reinvigorating the Role of the Humanities in General Education

Teagle President Andrew Delbanco describes motivations and models for transforming general education through the humanities.
Reinvigorating the Role of the Humanities in General Education >
10.08.2020 | VIDEO

How I Teach This Text: What to the Slave is the 4th of July

This video features Roosevelt Montás on how he teaches "What to the Slave is the Fourth of July" by Frederick Douglass.
How I Teach This Text: What to the Slave is the 4th of July >