Some weekend reading

This weeks’ weekend reading including articles on evidence-based practice, racism, social-status, gender bias and blogging.

Evidence-based practice and practice-based evidence: What does it all mean? From the Centre for Community Child Health – the value of incorporating practice based evidence into our understanding of evidence-based practice.

Let’s talk race: a teacher tells students not to be ‘color-blind’ by Meghan Mills via The Conversation – a sociology lecturer reflects on trying to engage students in discussion about racism.

The Power of Socio-Cultural Programming from Voices from the Margins – Carol Hand discusses some strategies for encouraging students to think about social status.

Should female faculty get bonus points to correct for gender bias in student evaluations? by Sara B. Pritchard via The Conversationthe impact of the gender of lecturers on student evaluations.

The Dark Side of Freshly Pressed: Handling the Highs and Lows by Cheri Lucas Rowlands from the WordPress Daily Post – In Freshly Pressed, WordPress highlights a few blog posts which dramatically increases traffic. In this post, three writers and three editors reflect on the impact of being “freshly pressed”.

Overcoming Impostor Syndrome as a Photographer from the WordPress Daily Post – being afraid of being caught out as a fraud; the challenge of putting your work out there.

One from the vaults

Why we shouldn’t trust markets with our civic life

If you liked this post please follow my blog (top right-hand corner of the blog), and you might like to look at some of my recent posts:

  1. Previous weekend readings
  2. 3 types of community engagement (with related concepts and literature)
  3. Selecting an example of community engagement to critique
  4. Marriage equality (and a song for Sunday – Same love by Macklemore and Ryan Lewis)
  5. Saturday quote (about the Transition movement):

About Graeme Stuart

Lecturer (Family Action Centre, Newcastle Uni), blogger (Sustaining Community), Alternatives to Violence Project facilitator, environmentalist, father. Passionate about families, community development, peace, sustainability.
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