ERIC Number: EJ578454
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1997
Reference Count: 0
Affinity, Collaboration, and the Politics of Classroom Speaking.
Hotelling, Kirstin; Schulteis, Alexandra
Feminist Teacher, v11 n2 p123-32 Fall-Win 1997
Discusses using Donna Haraway's concept of affinity and affinity politics as a foundation for structuring collaborative pedagogy and feminist syllabi. Outlines the goals and assumptions of affinity-based pedagogy, and relates classroom experiences that illustrate its functioning. Notes the lessons that both students and teachers have taken away from affinity-based courses. (DSK)
Descriptors: Active Learning, Classroom Communication, Classroom Environment, Cooperative Learning, Course Descriptions, Course Evaluation, Course Objectives, Curriculum Development, Feminism, Higher Education, Student Participation, Student Reaction, Teaching Experience, Teaching Methods, Undergraduate Study
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Issue number on title page is incorrect; see "Contents Index to Volume 11 (1997)" on page 182 of this issue for correct volume and issue information.