BOOKS RECEIVED:  Robert Rotenberg, “The Art and Craft of College Teaching: A Guide for New Professors and Graduate Students,” 2nd ed., (Left Coast Press, 2010)
The second edition of Rotenberg’s popular guide to college teaching includes additional material on teaching in a digital environment, universal design, and teaching diverse students. As in the first edition, the book provides a hands-on, quick-start guide to the complexities… Read More
BOOKS RECEIVED: Johnny Saldana, “Ethnotheatre: Research from Page to Stage” (Left Coast Press, 2011)
Ethnotheatre transforms research about human experiences into a dramatic presentation for an audience. Johnny Saldana, one of the best-known practitioners of this research tradition, outlines the key principles and practices of ethnotheatre in this clear, concise volume. He covers the… Read More
BOOKS RECEIVED: Stefana Broadbent, “Intimacy at Work: How Digital Media Bring Private Life to the Workplace” (Left Coast Press, 2015)
According to some social critics, the digital age involves a retreat into the isolation of intelligent machines. Acclaimed scholar Stefana Broadbent takes another view, that digital technologies allow people to bring their private lives into the often alienating world of… Read More
BOOKS RECEIVED: Yoland Wadsworth, “Do It Yourself Social Research” (Left Coast Press, 2011)
With the rapid growth of collaborative, indigenous, and community-based research, one of the key challenges researchers face is finding an effective way of involving non-researchers in the research process. Do It Yourself Social Research has been a best-selling methodology guide… Read More
BOOKS RECEIVED: Arthur Asa Berger, “What Objects Mean: An Introduction to Material Culture” (Left Coast Press, 2014)
Arthur Asa Berger, author of an array of texts in communication, popular culture, and social theory, is back with the second edition of his popular, user-friendly guide for students who want to understand the social meanings of objects. In this… Read More
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