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: 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: Peter Bleed, “National Treasure” (Left Coast Press, 2009)
This teaching novel by archaeologist Peter Bleed demonstrates the complexities of contemporary collecting of archaeological antiques and delves into the world of 14th century Japan. Dr. Eric Mallow, a serious gun collector, complicates his life by acquiring a pair of… Read More
BOOKS RECEIVED: Marilena Alivizatou, “Intangible Heritage and the Museum: New Perspectives on Cultural Preservation” (Left Coast Press, 2012)
In this comparative, international study Marilena Alivizatou investigates the relationship between museums and the new concept of “intangible heritage.” She charts the rise of intangible heritage within the global sphere of UN cultural policy and explores its implications both in… Read More
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