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Inner Conversation #1: Updates, Projects, and Plans

8/3/2018
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For the first episode of the "Inner Conversation" series, Stephanie provides updates and plans regarding the podcast, along with contextual information about the additional projects she has undertaken that hold relevance to past and potential future installments. Interested in being a guest, or have any comments or questions? Email Stephanie at communitycollegeconversation@gmail.com. Intro and Outro Music: "Samson and Delilah, Op. 47 - Danse Bacchanale" by Camille Saint-Saëns, performed...

Duration:00:17:13

Ep. 4: Timothy Henningsen, Associate Professor & Chair of English Composition

4/28/2018
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For the fourth episode of the podcast, Stephanie and Timothy Henningsen, Associate Professor & Chair of English Composition at College of DuPage, discuss English as a practical area of study in relation to the community college context. Topics explored include the "writing for the teacher" mentality and hypocritical nature of research papers that pervade typical courses, what the role of a professor should be, and the apparent misrepresentations of the evolving institutions that are...

Duration:01:27:00

Ep. 2: Parent of Stephanie, COD Student & Podcast Host

4/14/2018
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For the second episode of the podcast, Stephanie discusses her community college experience with one of her parents. Topics explored include the family's connections to College of DuPage over the years, the most interesting classes Stephanie has taken, engagement with the community, and advice for parents of community college students. Interested in being a guest, or have any questions or comments? Email Stephanie at communitycollegeconversation@gmail.com Intro and Outro Music: "Samson...

Duration:00:22:21

Ep. 1: Oliver Knippen, COD Student

3/1/2018
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For the first official episode of the podcast, Stephanie and College of DuPage classmate Oliver discuss the latter’s journey to and through community college as a student in his last semester before transferring. Topics explored include the Honors Program, the importance of clubs and organizations, individualism in education, the validity and impact of related stigmas, and advice for current and prospective students. Interested in being a guest, or have any questions or comments? Email...

Duration:00:43:14