Harriet L. Schwartz, PhD, presented the Simmons University 2021 Spring Keynote on Excellence in Teaching on April 6, via zoom. Through this interactive keynote session, Dr. Schwartz provided an introduction to Relational Cultural Theory and engaged with Simmons faculty to explore questions such as how do we teach relationally in a pandemic, and what is […]
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Hi All! I’ve had the pleasure of several engaging conversations about Connected Teaching in the past few weeks and more are coming up soon (all virtual of course)! Earlier this month I visited with Dr. Lisa Moore’s RCT and Feminist Theories class at the University of Chicago’s School of Social Service Administration. These students have […]
Dr. Judith V. Jordan is one of the founding scholars of Relational Cultural Theory. She worked with Dr. Jean Baker Miller, Dr. Irene Stiver, and Dr. Janet Surrey — all developing a new theory of human development. In this video, I talk with Dr. Jordan about the early work — much of it in Jean […]
I’m thrilled that student affairs practitioners are picking up Connected Teaching! I worked in student affairs for many years before moving over to a faculty track and so I know that my student affairs experience shapes my thinking and practice. I have drawn on Connected Teaching to present staff development programs for student affairs practitioners […]
Harriet and Dr. Froswa Booker-Drew both draw on Relational Cultural Theory (RCT) in their every day work. With RCT as a foundation in this podcast, they explore relational practice, race, teaching, and writing as a public scholar. Overview of Dr. Booker-Drew’s podcast: “Dr. Froswa’s Tapestry is about bringing people together to explore the rich, woven […]
“How do we talk about our lives if the source of chronic disconnection is the culture itself?” -Maureen Walker, PhD Maureen Walker, PhD, is a senior RCT scholar, a licensed psychologist, and a gifted speaker, educator, and writer. In this video, we discuss her work on race, power, and relationships. Maureen’s recent book “When Getting […]
Harriet was the featured speaker for Scholar Rounds at a virtual event for the University of British Columbia’s Department of Occupational Science & Occupational Therapy on Thursday, August 27. She worked with faculty to discuss connected teaching in the current moment – including the pandemic and the North American focus on racial justice.
Harriet Schwartz shares about her book Connected Teaching on episode 287 of the Teaching in Higher Ed podcast. The Teaching in Higher Ed podcast explores the art and science of being more effective at facilitating learning. They share ways to increase personal productivity in order to create more peace in our lives and be even […]
“How we are with our students throughout this pandemic will teach them at least as much as the content of our courses.” This is an updated version of a message I shared via social media soon after my university moved to remote teaching in response to COVID-19. The past few weeks of transitioning courses and […]