Hi everyone This is just a friendly reminder for you to please complete the TPSJ student evaluation ASAP. Your views and experiences on the course are crucial to helping us plan the teaching and learning for future courses. Fewer than half the cohort has responded. Please take 10 minutes to complete the survey: https://edinburgh.onlinesurveys.ac.uk/theories-and-politics-of-social-justice-student-evaluatio
As promised, I’m following up with you about the above research project I’m working on with colleagues. We’d love to hear from you about your perceptions of social justice. In this survey we ask you to share your views about dealing with issues of ‘social justice’ in your professional role and in the university environment. The questionnaire will take you Read More
I want to thank all of you for your hard work, dedication and critical analyses on TPSJ. I’ve learned so much from each of you and I’ve been constantly surprised at the unexpected turns our debates have taken us. No pressure, but I’m really looking forward to reading your essays. I also want to thank you for nominating me for Read More
As I suspected, now that we’ve reached the final week, those of you who might have fallen behind on your blogs are starting to catch up. Many of you have written multiple posts over the last 10 days or so, which is great. However, this plethora of posts means that there may be a bit of delay in my comments Read More
Colleagues It’s the last week of teaching. How time flies! Can I alert you to a few things: 1. The student evaluation for TPSJ will open at 20.00 GMT tonight (straight after our final session this evening) and it closes at midnight on 13th April. Please complete the evaluation. Your feedback will not only inform how I teach this course Read More
You have no idea what Duncan and I had to go through to pry this recording from the hands of the good people over in Information Services. The video of our Innovative Learning Week event, Whose Knowledge Counts, is now ready to view over on the TPSJ moodle page. Enjoy!
As I mentioned at the start of the year, Duncan and I are working to take the Social Justice Hub public. There are benefits and drawbacks for making parts of the Hub public. For my purposes as programme director, this Hub is a fantastic marketing and student recruitment tool for the programme. Potential students will be able to take a Read More
Folks, I’m part of a research team led by my colleague, Dr. Natasa Pantic, and we’re exploring the processes by which professionals understand, develop and enact principles of social justice. In particular, we’re exploring professionals’: • Sense of purpose: your commitment to and understanding of social justice • Competence as agents of social justice: your understanding of broader social influences Read More