Unconditional Teaching

creating healthier relationships in education

Tag: Vulnerability

Podcast: “Sie sind zu nett”

In dieser Folge des Unconditional Teaching Podcast sprechen wir mit Tabea Weber darüber, wie sie in ihrer Lehrpraxis mit Zugänglichkeit, Transparenz und dem Fördern von Austausch mit den Stereotypen bricht, die Lehrende und Studierenden oft voneinander haben.

2 Dec 2021 | Tags: Podcasts, Lehr-Lern-Beziehung, Digitale Lehre, Student-teacher relationship, Vulnerability, Empathie

About Acknowledgements, Needs, and Vulnerability in Academia

One of my students showed me the humanity of the academic project with a simple page of acknowledgements.

15 Oct 2021 | 1 comment | Tags: Essays, Vulnerability, Academic writing

Podcast: Eine Ressource sein statt eine Hürde

In dieser – diesmal deutschsprachigen – Folge des Unconditional Teaching Podcast sprechen wir über kleine, aber wirkungsvolle Lehrpraktiken, die dazu beitragen, dass Studierende uns als Ressource und nicht als Hürde wahrnehmen.

7 Oct 2021 | Tags: Podcasts, Teaching practices, Kollaborative Lehre, Vulnerability, Lehr-Lern-Beziehung

Podcast: The Empathetic Online Classroom

In this episode Tyll talks about a five-day block seminar that he taught in July 2020 entitled “Owning Your Position: Critical Argumentation Skills for Scholars of Culture” in which he and the students created a very supportive, empathetic classroom atmosphere.

11 Feb 2021 | 1 comment | Tags: Podcasts, Teaching practices, Argumentation skills, Vulnerability, Student-teacher relationship, Social contract, Online teaching

Showing vulnerability

Acknowledging our vulnerability as teachers by addressing difficulties in class openly is a powerful strategy for connection and learning.

17 Feb 2020 | 4 comments | Tags: Essays, Mindset, Vulnerability, Communication, Empathy, Conditional teaching

On doing empathy

Why our usual thinking about empathy is flawed and how empathy as practice will improve our teaching.

6 Aug 2019 | 1 comment | Tags: Essays, Mindset, Empathy, Vulnerability, Privilege, Power