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Experiential Learning and the Art of Working Together

The Teaching Table Podcast | Ep. 3

Published June 12, 2024

Explore innovative teaching practices in higher education with Dr. David Emmanuel Gray, an Associate Teaching Professor of Philosophy at the University at Buffalo. Discover how Dr. Gray elevates academic integrity and career competencies through unique methods like having students sign an academic integrity code. His emphasis on teamwork and writing skills prepares students for future careers, while his approach to experiential learning and community engagement enriches their academic experience. Gain insights into how diverse perspectives can shape discussions in your courses, fostering a vibrant learning environment.

Listen in as we spotlight the new Philosophy, Politics, and Economics (PPE) program at UB and its powerful community engagement projects. Learn about the Social Impact Fellows Program, where graduate students collaborate with local nonprofits to tackle organizational challenges, resulting in personal and professional growth. We'll also explore the evolution of education through the philosophies of Plato and Aristotle, alongside modern technological advancements and innovative teaching methods like specification (specs) grading. This episode delves into how these elements are reshaping the higher education landscape, ensuring students are well-equipped for the future.

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