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Education Podcasts

A safe podcast where students and faculty dialogue over the dangerous topics impacting teaching and learning experiences in community college.

A safe podcast where students and faculty dialogue over the dangerous topics impacting teaching and learning experiences in community college.

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United States

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A safe podcast where students and faculty dialogue over the dangerous topics impacting teaching and learning experiences in community college.

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@SafeTopics

Language:

English


Episodes

Student Voices with Mana and Kayla

6/1/2021
In this finale episode, we end the season with student voices discussing the good and bad of the distant learning experience during the past year. Our host Mana is joined by an Associated Student Government (ASG) colleague, Kayla, to talk about online learning in the past year and the challenges that students had to overcome to become successful. At the end of this episode, our hosts have a special message for all of our listeners. Join us in our season two finale episode of the SAFE Topics...

Duration:00:28:09

Linguistic Bias - Part 2

5/20/2021
On this episode, the SAFE Topics team continues its conversation with faculty on the topic of linguistic bias! The question we started with was: how do we welcome diverse voices and prevent privileging one dialect over the other? Join hosts Sean, curry, and Mana along with Maria Figueroa (English), Denise Stephenson (Director of Writing Center), Eric Robertson (Communication Studies), and Andrea Petri (International Languages) as we go into part two of this great episode!

Duration:00:33:13

Linguistic Bias - Part 1

5/14/2021
In this episode, the SAFE Topics team has a conversation with faculty on the topic of linguistic bias! The question we ask is how do we welcome diverse voices and prevent privileging one dialect over the other? Join hosts Sean, curry, and Mana along with Maria Figueroa (English), Denise Stephenson (Director of Writing Center), Eric Robertson (Communication Studies), and Andrea Petri (International Languages) as we go into part one of this great episode!

Duration:00:57:47

Live Show with ASE Leaders

5/7/2021
In this episode, the SAFE Topics Podcast team went live during the Equity Online day put on by the C3 Teaching and Learning Center and Online Education and were joined by leaders from the Academic Success and Equity (ASE) program to talk about their experiences and adjustments over the last year. Join hosts Sean, curry and Mana and special guests Don Love (Coordinator and Counselor of Umoja), Coach Keli Ross-Ma’u (Coordinator and Counselor of Mana; Coach of Rugby Team), and Cindy Arce...

Duration:00:52:32

All the Cs - A Visit From the Cultural Curriculum Collective, Part 2

4/30/2021
In part two of this episode, “All the C’s - A Visit from the Cultural Curriculum Collective,” the SAFE Topics Podcast team continues the one word conversation about classrooms. Join our hosts Sean, curry and Mana as they get into the topic of classrooms with Shawntae Mitchum (Sociology), JahB Prescott (Letters), and Angela Senigaglia (AHS English)!

Duration:00:40:53

All the Cs - A Visit From the Cultural Curriculum Collective, Part 1

4/23/2021
In this episode of the SAFE Topics Podcast, we are joined by faculty members from MiraCosta’s Cultural Curriculum Collective (CCC) to have a one word conversation about classrooms. Join our hosts Sean, curry and Mana as they get into the topic of classrooms with Shawntae Mitchum (Sociology), JahB Prescott (Letters), and Angela Senigaglia (AHS English)! Listen in to part one of this two part episode!

Duration:00:48:19

Space for ASE Students to Set the Pace: Creating Culture in the Classroom, Part 2

4/16/2021
Part two is here! Our latest episode with students was so good that once again we had to split it into two parts. Continuing on in this episode, we are joined by students from various Academic Success and Equity (ASE) Programs to talk about creating culture in the classroom! Our hosts Sean, curry and Mana are joined by several students including Helen Leinani Highland-Coslow (Mana, English/Literature), Dannia Saldivar (Mana, Liberal Arts: Math and Science), Jose Luis Mendez (UPRISE,...

Duration:00:29:54

Space for ASE Students to Set the Pace: Creating Culture in the Classroom, Part 1

4/9/2021
The student voices are back! In this episode of the SAFE Topics Podcast, we are joined by students from various Academic Success and Equity (ASE) Programs to talk about creating culture in the classroom! Our hosts Sean, curry and Mana are joined by several students including Helen Leinani Highland-Coslow (MANA, English/Literature), Dannia Saldivar (MANA, Liberal Arts: Math and Science), Jose Luis Mendez (UPRISE, Film/Theater), Jocelyn Rogers (RAFFY, Communication), Natalie Salgado (PUENTE,...

Duration:01:00:10

Cameras On vs. Cameras Off: Blank Boxes & Framing Faces

4/2/2021
In this episode of the SAFE Topics Podcast, the team goes into the topic of anonymity in the classroom. Join hosts Sean, curry, and Mana along with our special guests, Tyrone Nagai (Letters and Pre-Transfer), Krista Byrd (Psychology), and David Bonds (Mathematics) as they get into the topic of having cameras on vs. having cameras off.

Duration:01:05:24

Meet Mana: Awesome Student, ASG President, and the New SAFE Topics Co-Host!

3/19/2021
In the latest episode, hosts Sean and curry introduce and welcome Mana Tadayon, the SAFE Topics newest co-host! Mana first joined us as a guest on the One Word Conversation with students on “Leaders” (S2E3). Today Mana joins the team as a student co-host and we can’t be excited enough! Listen in and join us in welcoming Mana!

Duration:00:57:58

It’s Our Class, But Whose Culture? Part 2

3/5/2021
This episode is part two of the series about academics as a culture. We continue our conversation into whether or not academic disciplines and academia as a whole have a culture. Our hosts Sean and curry were joined by some awesome MiraCosta faculty members that included Jade Hilde (Letters), Alexis Tucker Sade (Anthropology), Rica French (Astronomy), Karl Cleveland (Media Arts & Technology), and Rick Cassoni (Computer Science & Information Technology). Listen in as we conclude this awesome...

Duration:00:51:37

It's Our Classroom, But Whose Culture? Part 1

2/25/2021
This latest episode is part one of a two-part series about academics as a culture. We delve into the idea of whether or not academic disciplines and academia as a whole has a culture. Our hosts Sean and curry were joined by some awesome MiraCosta faculty members that included Jade Hilde (Letters), Alexis Tucker Sade (Anthropology), Rica French (Astronomy), Karl Cleveland (Media Arts & Technology), and Rick Cassoni (Computer Science & Information Technology). This episode was so good that we...

Duration:00:40:24

What’s Going Well? A SAFE Topics Podcast Live Show

1/29/2021
In this latest episode, we aired our first live recording during the Spring 2021 flex week! Hosts Sean and curry asked a panel of MiraCosta faculty including Himgauri Kulkarni (Biology), Leila Safaralian (Math), Casey McFarland (Kinesiology), Billy Gunn (Film), and Edward Pohlert (Faculty Director of Retention Services): what's working, what's challenging, and what should students expect as we all prepare for another semester of remote/online teaching and learning?

Duration:00:49:01

Quality and Quantity - Student Voices as Data

12/18/2020
In this episode, we continue our series on Universal Design for Learning (UDL). Sean and curry are joined by Kimberly Coutts (District Research Analyst) to get their perspective on Universal Design for Learning.

Duration:00:46:35

Student Voices: Climbing Uphill Both Ways

12/11/2020
In this episode, we are joined by a second student voice to continue our series on Universal Design for Learning (UDL). Sean and curry are joined by current MiraCosta student, Haillie Hill (Theater), to get a student perspective on UDL.

Duration:00:27:43

Student Voices: Staring Up at a Mountain

12/4/2020
In this episode, we are joined by a student voice to continue our series on Universal Design for Learning (UDL). Sean and curry are joined by MiraCosta alumni and current UCSD student, Madeline Cooperman (Sociology), to get a student perspective on UDL.

Duration:00:31:58

Accessible Houses Make for Better Homes - How Structure and Pedagogy Work Together

11/13/2020
In this episode we continue our series on Universal Design for Learning (UDL). Sean and curry are joined by Catherine Walker (Computer Science) and Liesl Madrona (CE Instructional Designer) to get a different perspective that focuses on UDL as a framework for equality and equity.

Duration:00:48:53

Designing Classes for All Learners: Possibility or Pipe Dream

10/30/2020
In the fourth episode of The S.A.F.E. Topics Podcast, we change up the format from our one word conversation to an ongoing series with universal design for learning (UDL). Our hosts Sean and curry are joined by Aaron Holmes (Access Specialist DSPS) and Jeff Higginbotham (Faculty Director DSPS) in an unscripted conversation on "Designing Classes for All Learners: Possibility or Pipe Dream."

Duration:00:58:59

Leaders, A One Word Conversation with Students

10/15/2020
In this third episode of The S.A.F.E. Topics Podcast, we continue the dynamic and fluid concept of leaders with current student leaders. Our hosts Sean and curry are joined by Amir Naranjo (Sociology; student ambassador; BSU) and Mana Tadayon (Computer Science; President of Associated Student Government; Math & Science Tutor) in an unscripted conversation about issues related to one word, "leaders."

Duration:00:50:32

Leaders, A One Word Conversation with Faculty

10/8/2020
In this second episode of The S.A.F.E. Topics Podcast, we explore the dynamic and fluid concept of leaders. Our hosts Sean and curry are joined by Maria Figueroa (Chair of Letters), Luke Lara (Counseling and Academic Senate President), and Joe Salamon (Physics Chair) in an unscripted conversation about issues related to one word, "leaders."

Duration:01:16:19