Aug 29, 2018
On this week's episode of TMEL, we join Dr. Aria Chernik, founder and director of Open Source Pedagogy Research and Innovation at Duke University, as she explores the idea of bringing the key elements of open source thinking into classrooms and educational settings.
Aug 22, 2018
We regularly use symbols and metaphors to represent ideas and concepts that we can't necessarily see. In this episode, we talk with cognitive scientist and researcher, Dr. Rose Hendricks of FrameWorks Institute, about why the words and metaphors we use matter. Join us as Dr. Hendricks details how we think about time,...
Aug 15, 2018
Though we tend to think of history as a synonym for the past, academic researchers show us history is the struggle to tell accurate stories about complex events and provide relevance for today. In this episode, we talk with Jason Steinhauer, Director of the Lepage Center for History in the Public Interest at Villanova...
Aug 8, 2018
Everyday, we talk with other people using language that is filled with pauses, pronouns, and other seemingly mundane utterances. Might there be more meaning in all that than we realize? In this episode, we talk with Dr. Jennifer Arnold of UNC-Chapel Hill about the psychology of language.
Aug 1, 2018
On this episode, we travel to the west coast of Scotland through our conversation with cultural anthropologist Mackenzie Cramblit. She describes her remarkable exploration of how people have built a place on the edge of civilization, a place that depends on wildness and rejection for its appeal.