Conversations reimagining, rethinking, and reinventing modern education.
The Unfiltered Voice: Understanding the Psychology of Cursing and Emotion | Richard Stephens | Professor of Psychology, Keele University | Episode 41
In today's conversation with Dr. Richard Stephens, we explore the psychological aspects of cursing. Dr. Stephens breaks down his research, delving into the benefits of swearing for pain tolerance and performing physical tasks. We then explore the different methodologies for understanding and teaching the complexities of swearing. This is a continuation of our cursing series, starting with episode 39, with Dr. Kristy Beers Fagersten. Hope you enjoy!
Dying, Death & Grief in Education | Kenneth Doka | Professor, Senior VP for Grief Programs for the Hospice Foundation of America | Episode 40
Dr.Doka is a Professor Emeritus at the Graduate School of The College of New Rochelle and is a senior Vice-President for Grief Programs for the Hospice Foundation of America. He has written When We Die: Extraordinary Experiences at Life’s End, Living with Grief since COVID-19, Intimacy and Aging America: Coping with loss, dying, and death in later life. In this conversation we delve in
vulnerable topics, discussing methodologies to teaching about grief in schools, the intersection of religion and death, and our own experiences with loss.
Dr. Doka's Website: https://drkendoka.com/
Exploring the Intricacies of Swearing | ft. Kristy Beers Fägersten | Professor of English Linguistics Head of English Department at Södertörn University | Episode 39 | The Re-Educated Podcast
After a long hiatus due to a cross country road trip from D.C to S.F and a flight to Chennai, Tamil Nadu, I finally have some time to start recording again. I'm so excited to be back. In this week's conversation, Dr. Fägersten shares her insights into the history and sociology of swearing and its complex history. I hope you enjoy this conversation as much as I did.
Dr. Fägersten's Website: https://www.sh.se/english/sodertorn-university/contact/researchers/kristy-beers-fagersten
Discipline in Schools | ft. NaLette Brodnax | Assistant Professor of Public Policy at Georgetown University, Visiting Fellow for Quant Social Science, Harvard | Episode 38 | The Re-Educated Podcast
I'm about to graduate in one week and I can't tell you how excited I am for my next adventure. In today's episode Dr. NaLette Brodnax and I start by discussing the intersection of data science and public policy, moving on to talking about some of the shortcomings of the current climate of academia. We then move on to discussing her research studying discipline in schools, and how race plays a role in the type of correction a student receives. I found this conversation to be really insightful, and I hope you do too.
What Is Social and Emotional Learning? | ft. Tish Jennings | Professor of Education, Established Researcher in Mindfulness and SEL at University of Virginia | Episode 37 | The Re-Educated Podcast
In today's episode Dr. Jennings and I discuss the philosophy of SEL, several critiques of its principles, current issues in the public educational system, innovative solutions, and the purpose of education. I hope you enjoy this conversation as much as I did.
Dr. Jennings' Website: https://education.virginia.edu/about/directory/patricia-jennings
Origins & Limitations of Language | ft. Anita Vangelisti | Professor of Communication at University of Texas at Austin, Author | Episode 36 | The Re-Educated Podcast
In this week's episode we discuss the reasons humans communicate, how effective communication differs from manipulation, whether thoughts precede language, why slang develops, and the limitations of languages. I hope you enjoy this conversation!
Dr. Vangelisti's Website: https://commstudies.utexas.edu/faculty/anita-vangelisti