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The Old Ways Pre-literate pedagogies in  the (post-)/(multi-)literate classroom Texas Tech University Teaching Academy ser...
Disclaimer!
VMC
“ Vernacular”?
Example West Africa
What, where, and who?
What, where, and who?
What, where, and who?
What, where, and who?
The Bandstand & the Ivory Tower
Pre- versus post-literacy One key insight
The world & the classroom One key insight
Example West Africa
Goals Life-long engagement
Intuition 1 Vernacular pedagogies
Intuition 2 Those pedagogies’ precision
Intuition 3 Paying attention to these pedagogies
Intuition 4 Relevance beyond the ancient
Premise 1 Topics versus mindsets
Example North India
Premise 2 Learning modes, ancient & post-modern
Premise 3 Students: strengths
Premise 4 Students:  handicaps
Premise 5 “ New” literacies
Archetypes Premise 6
Premise 7 Visceral/intuitive
“ Once upon a time…” Premise 8
Patterns & their power
Example The Near East
Patterns & their power Memory, orality, recall
Patterns & their power “ Read one, see one, do one.”
Patterns & their power Extending this use
Patterns & their power “ Let me tell you a story…”
Patterns & their power Context & content & their interplay
Problem-solving Why  is “it” the way “it” is?
Demonstration/imitation/critique Ancient, archetypal, post-modern
Questions for YOU What is your OWN discipline’s useful folklore?
Questions for YOU What do you  already  teach in this way?
Questions for YOU MORE intentional, conscious, and effective?
Questions for YOU “ Method”
 
How do YOU employ demonstration/imitation/critique…already? For further/future consideration
Which are  unique  to your discipline’s perspectives & archetypal experiences? For further/future consideration
How to link  your  teaching,  your  discipline, and your  students ’ experiences? For further/future consideration
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    1. 1. The Old Ways Pre-literate pedagogies in the (post-)/(multi-)literate classroom Texas Tech University Teaching Academy series: "What the Best Teachers Do" series, Feb 2009. Dr Christopher Smith, Associate Professor & Chair of Musicology; Director: Vernacular Music Center & TTU Celtic Ensemble Texas Tech School of Music - [email_address] http://ttuvmc.org
    2. 2. Disclaimer!
    3. 3. VMC
    4. 4. “ Vernacular”?
    5. 5. Example West Africa
    6. 6. What, where, and who?
    7. 7. What, where, and who?
    8. 8. What, where, and who?
    9. 9. What, where, and who?
    10. 10. The Bandstand & the Ivory Tower
    11. 11. Pre- versus post-literacy One key insight
    12. 12. The world & the classroom One key insight
    13. 13. Example West Africa
    14. 14. Goals Life-long engagement
    15. 15. Intuition 1 Vernacular pedagogies
    16. 16. Intuition 2 Those pedagogies’ precision
    17. 17. Intuition 3 Paying attention to these pedagogies
    18. 18. Intuition 4 Relevance beyond the ancient
    19. 19. Premise 1 Topics versus mindsets
    20. 20. Example North India
    21. 21. Premise 2 Learning modes, ancient & post-modern
    22. 22. Premise 3 Students: strengths
    23. 23. Premise 4 Students: handicaps
    24. 24. Premise 5 “ New” literacies
    25. 25. Archetypes Premise 6
    26. 26. Premise 7 Visceral/intuitive
    27. 27. “ Once upon a time…” Premise 8
    28. 28. Patterns & their power
    29. 29. Example The Near East
    30. 30. Patterns & their power Memory, orality, recall
    31. 31. Patterns & their power “ Read one, see one, do one.”
    32. 32. Patterns & their power Extending this use
    33. 33. Patterns & their power “ Let me tell you a story…”
    34. 34. Patterns & their power Context & content & their interplay
    35. 35. Problem-solving Why is “it” the way “it” is?
    36. 36. Demonstration/imitation/critique Ancient, archetypal, post-modern
    37. 37. Questions for YOU What is your OWN discipline’s useful folklore?
    38. 38. Questions for YOU What do you already teach in this way?
    39. 39. Questions for YOU MORE intentional, conscious, and effective?
    40. 40. Questions for YOU “ Method”
    41. 42. How do YOU employ demonstration/imitation/critique…already? For further/future consideration
    42. 43. Which are unique to your discipline’s perspectives & archetypal experiences? For further/future consideration
    43. 44. How to link your teaching, your discipline, and your students ’ experiences? For further/future consideration
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