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Welcome to Pedagogy A-Go-Go, a podcast about college faculty sharing what happens in their classrooms and why. Hosted by Dr. Gina Turner, Associate Professor of Psychology at Northampton Community College, and Dr. Thomas O'Connor, an Assistant Dean at Northampton Community College.

Welcome to Pedagogy A-Go-Go, a podcast about college faculty sharing what happens in their classrooms and why. Hosted by Dr. Gina Turner, Associate Professor of Psychology at Northampton Community College, and Dr. Thomas O'Connor, an Assistant Dean at Northampton Community College.

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United States

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Welcome to Pedagogy A-Go-Go, a podcast about college faculty sharing what happens in their classrooms and why. Hosted by Dr. Gina Turner, Associate Professor of Psychology at Northampton Community College, and Dr. Thomas O'Connor, an Assistant Dean at Northampton Community College.

Language:

English


Episodes

Making Space Work Better with Dr. Karen Beck Pooley

5/14/2021
In this final episode of season three, Gina and Tom sit down with Karen Beck Pooley, Professor of Practice in Lehigh University’s Political Science department, to discuss strategies for treating the local area like a living laboratory to help students see and understand their built environment. Join us as she explains how her students learn to see city planning everywhere and why it’s important to know that no one actor gets to make all the decisions. Please be sure to subscribe to, rate,...

Duration:01:02:07

Perspectives of the Mad Scientist with Erin Reilly

4/16/2021
In this episode, Gina and Tom sit down with Northampton Community College Professor of Sociology, Erin Reilly as she talks about the value of taking the time to acknowledge the people we’re supposed to serve. Join us as she explains why it’s important to encourage students to take different perspectives and to help them acknowledge that the stories we hold on to are usually confined to the ones we know about. Please be sure to subscribe to, rate, and review the podcast and follow us on...

Duration:01:18:45

Remixing to the Tune of Truth and Learning with Andrew McIntosh

3/7/2021
This month, Gina and Tom explore the struggles with expectations and the need for giving students choices with Northampton Community College Associate Professor of Sociology, Andrew McIntosh. Join us as he explains the value of hip-hop education and what educators should do when the snow globe is half empty.

Duration:01:09:32

Conversations Beyond the Echo Chamber

12/14/2020
For the final installment of our pandemic pedagogy roundtable discussions, Gina and Tom sit down with Samuel Chen and Kelly Allen to talk about how the present political atmosphere in the U.S. is impacting the way we teach. Listen in as they discuss strategies for addressing potentially polarizing topics and attitudes in the classroom and why these sometimes difficult conversations are exactly what we need to create an engaged and critical thinking citizenry. In our segment on self-care, it...

Duration:01:12:17

Doing the Work and "No." is a Complete Sentence

11/17/2020
In this episode, Gina and Tom join forces with Melenese Sivells and past guest Shanita Hubbard to talk about racism in higher education. This roundtable conversation is the second installment in our pandemic pedagogy series. Topics covered in this episode are white supremacy, the work that needs to be done, and how this is all complicated further by our virtual learning environment. In our segment on self care, learn about the power of wine and that No is a complete sentence.

Duration:01:02:29

Pandemic Pedagogies and the Art of Self-Care

10/29/2020
And we’re back! COVID-19 had forced us to step away from the microphones so we could focus on our students, our families, and ourselves. For this return episode we’ve decided to change things up a bit and rather than focus on the teaching of our guest(s), we chose to put together a team of educators and spend some time discussing the impact we’ve observed that the pandemic has had on the world of academia. So please join us as hosts Gina and Tom welcome Becca and Kelly to the microphones for...

Duration:01:12:24

Guiding Students Through Our Difficult History

2/23/2020
For our first installment of the Spring 2020 semester, Gina and Tom talk with History Professor Brian Alnutt. Join us as Brian talks with us about helping students grapple with our difficult history. Please be sure to subscribe to, rate, and review the podcast and follow us on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram @pedagogyagogo.

Duration:01:08:33

Flexibility in the Neurodiverse Classroom with Karin Donahue and Kate Crassons

12/11/2019
For our final installment of the Fall 2019 semester, Gina and Tom talk with Professors Karin Donahue and Kate Crassons about their new book Right from the Start: A Practical Guide for Helping Young Children with Autism. Join us as Karin and Kate explain why we should be cognizant of neurodiversity, how flexible classrooms can lead to student success, and how a collaborative learning relationship can lead to a validating experience for our students. Please be sure to subscribe to, rate, and...

Duration:01:05:05

Patterns, Patterns Everywhere! with Professor Dennis Ebersole

11/20/2019
This month, Gina and Tom explore the study of patterns with Northampton Community College Professor of Math, Dennis Ebersole. Join us as he explains how our brains make sense of the world and why we should think about getting rid of grading. Please be sure to subscribe to, rate, and review the podcast and follow us on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram @pedagogyagogo.

Duration:01:05:36

Learning Through Doing with Professor Kate Curry

10/31/2019
This month, Gina and Kelly delve into the wonders of experiential learning with Northampton Community College Professor of Education, Kate Curry. Join us as she explains the value of learning through doing and how critical pedagogy strategies encourage a classroom environment that empowers students and educators alike. Please be sure to subscribe to, rate, and review the podcast and follow us on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram @pedagogyagogo.

Duration:01:07:57

Community in the Classroom with Professor Brittney Whitman

9/30/2019
Welcome back to a new academic year and a new season of Pedagogy A-Go-Go. This month, Gina and Tom explore their inner superpowers with Northampton Community College instructor, Brittney Whitman. Join us as she explains the value of building community in the classroom and how a feminist pedagogy can advance a radically empathetic learning environment. Please be sure to subscribe to, rate, and review the podcast and follow us on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram @pedagogyagogo.

Duration:01:08:44

Summer Lovin' with the Kelly, Jeff, Gina, and Tom

8/22/2019
We just couldn’t stay away. For this special summer episode, Gina and Tom talk with the rest of the Pedagogy A-Go-Go team to discuss what needs inspired the germination of this podcast and what direction they hope it takes. Is love really the answer to effective pedagogy? Press play and find out. Please be sure to subscribe to, rate, and review the podcast and follow us on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram @pedagogyagogo. Want more? Visit the After Class section on our site.

Duration:01:13:38

Evolution of an Educator with Dr. Charlie Rinehimer

5/30/2019
For our final episode of the Spring semester, Gina and Tom dig into the evolution of an educator with Dr. Charlie Reinheimer, Professor of Biology at Northampton Community College. Join us as he explains the need for uncomfortable moments in the classroom and why we should seek and embrace the evolution of our teaching styles. Please be sure to subscribe to, rate, and review the podcast and follow us on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram @pedagogyagogo.

Duration:01:11:20

Table Shakers with Professor Shanita Hubbard

4/10/2019
This month, Gina and Tom shake things up with Northampton Community College instructor, Shanita Hubbard. Join us as she explains the value of teaching without the fear of failure and the benefits of a democratic learning space built on facts and nurturing the respect of others. Please be sure to subscribe to, rate, and review the podcast and follow us on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram @pedagogyagogo.

Duration:01:02:39

Finding Your Voice with Dr. Sharon Gavin-Levy

3/20/2019
For our podcast maiden voyage Gina and Tom are joined by Northampton Community College Professor, Dr. Sharon Gavin-Levy. Join us as she discusses the power of relationship building and why educators need to help students find their voice. Please be sure to subscribe to, rate and review the podcast and follow us on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram @pedagogyagogo.

Duration:01:12:58

Pedagogy A-Go-Go Theme Song

3/3/2019
Pedagogy A-Go-Go Theme Song. Written and performed by Dr. Gina Turner.

Duration:00:01:17