Mohammad H. Tamdgidi, UMass Boston
The Spring 2010 (VIII, 1) issue of Human Architecture: Journal of the Sociology of Self-Knowledge includes faculty and student papers and contributions from the 2010 Annual Conference of the Center for the Improvement of Teaching at UMass Boston on topics: "Constructing the Innocence of the First Textual Encounter," "Examining a First Amendment Court Case to Teach Argument Analysis to Freshman Writers at an Art College," "The Absent Professor: Rethinking Collaboration in Tutorial Sessions," "Visual Literacy for the Enhancement of Inclusive Teaching," "When Literature Is Evangelical: Pedagogies of Passion," "Creating Networking Communities Beyond the Classroom," "Framing Cultural Diversity Courses Post U.S. 2008 Presidential Elections," "The Difference Between You and Me: Faculty Identities at Play in the Classroom," "Toward a Non-Eurocentric Social Psychology: The Contribution of the Yogacara," "Service-Learning and Authenticity Achievement," "Academic Achievement of Turkish and American Students," "The Miseducation of Ms. M," "Culturelessness and Culture Shock: An American-Asian Experience," "From Construction to Social Work: Finding Value in Helping Others," "My Work Utopia: Pursuing A Satisfactory Work Life Amid an Alienating World," and "The Loss of a Culture with an Accent: A Sociological Reflection on My Assimilation into the American Culture." Contributors: Alex Mueller, Cheryl Nixon, Rajini Srikanth, Angelika Festa, Arianne Baker, Kristi Girdharry, Meghan Hancock, Rebecca Katz, Meesh McCarthy, Jesse Priest, Megan Turilli, Mary Ball Howkins, J. Ken Stuckey, Apostolos Koutropoulos, Marjorie Jones, Suzanne M. Buglione, James William Coleman, John W. Murphy, Dana Rasch, Eyyup Esen, Melanie Robinson, Tara Cianfrocca, Albert Marks, Irene Hartford, Dora Joseph, Anna Beckwith (also as journal issue guest editor),Vivian Zamel (also as journal issue guest editor),and Mohammad H. Tamdgidi (also as journal editor-in-chief).Human Architecture: Journal of the Sociology of Self-Knowledge is a publication of OKCIR: The Omar Khayyam Center for Integrative Research in Utopia, Mysticism, and Science (Utopystics). For more information about OKCIR and other issues in its journal's Edited Collection as well as Monograph and Translation series visit OKCIR's homepage.
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