Monthly Archives: December 2015

A final class like no other – Dish Party – Journal #13

The last class we had in this course was not an ordinary one. Our professor invited us over at his place for a dish party. This was an amazing class for me. I’ve discovered that I, as a learner, I … Continue reading

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Reflection on reflections – Journal #12

In this week’s class we read out our reflections of the article (I posted mine in the last blog post). So I will mention a couple of things that stuck with me from my classmates’ reflections. I liked how Mona … Continue reading

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Reflecting on Cossa’s Power Dynamics article – Journal #11

This week we were asked to read and write a reflection paper about an article our professor, José Cossa wrote. I wanted to share it here. Reflection on Cossa, J. (2013). Power dynamics in international negotiations toward equitable policies, partnerships, … Continue reading

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Three Cups of Tea Book Review & 3 words activity – Journal #10

We were assigned to review a book related to education. Three Cups of Tea was the one I chose. Before I include my book review here, I want to reflect on the activity Dr. José asked us to in class … Continue reading

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Abuse, Passive Racism – Journal #9

This week’s conversation was a continuation of the theories and ideas we started last week. Except in today’s class it too on a different, yet inspirational tone. We were talking about abuse, and how women are abused sometimes and coerced into … Continue reading

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Book Choice for Book review, Educational Theories & Foucault – Journal #8

This week we went into deeper reading and discussion of educational theories. I have a background in international relations as a field of study and it was interesting to see how differently yet also similarly, theories I had studied in politics, … Continue reading

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Educational Philosophies, Existentialism reactions – Journal #7

This week our reading was about educational philosophies and theories. I cannot begin to explain how beneficial this reading was for me. One of the main reasons I decided to embark on this journey of pursuing this graduate program was … Continue reading

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