Teaching as Collaborative Social Practice
@Cooper Union

Time: Wednesdays 6:00pm-9:50pm
Location: 903CS
Instructor: Kameelah Janan Rasheed (she/they/Kameelah)
Email: kameelah.rasheed@cooper.edu
Phone: 650-575-1551
Office Hours: available by appointment
Format: In-Person and Remote




Registered students, please click below to access class resources.

Week 1 
January 19 (Remote)


What the heck is ‘social practice art’? What does this have to do with teaching and learning?
Week 2
January 26 (Remote)


Looking Back to Make Sense of Now: Social Practice in East Palo Alto, CA?
Week 3
February 2 (Asynch)


The Politics of Method and Citation: Citation as Storytelling, as Pedagogical, as Community Building, as Social Practice
Week 4
February 16


Interdisciplinarity is an Imperative, Not a Choice: Interdisciplinarity as Storytelling, as Community Building, as Social Practice
Week 5
February 23


Who is the teacher? Who is the student? Who creates knowledge? Troubling Notions of Hierarchy in Learning Settings—Community Building Through Flexible Roles

Week 6
March 2


Where can and does learning happen? Architecture, Learning, and Play

*Guest Speaker: Cora Fisher, Curator Visual Art Programming (Brooklyn Public Library - Central) More Info
Week 7
March 9


Alternative Institutions Presentations

Week 8
March 23


Academic Data Industrial Complex: Designing Assessment Models that Honor All Learning

*Guest Speaker: Emily Mello, Senior Associate Director of Education (The New Museum of Contemporary Art) 
More Info

Week 9
March 30


Queering Time: Temporal Politics of Teaching and Learning
Week 10
April 6


Rituals and Routines: Designing Collaborative Learning Experiences for a 50 minute Period

*Guest Speakers: Caroline Suh and Sophie Knowles (Instructional Coaches serving students in New York City public schools)
Week 11
April 13

Rituals and Routines: Designing Collaborative Learning Experiences for a 50 minute Period

*Guest Speaker: Dr. Alexis Pauline Gumbs More Info
Week 12
April 20

Speculative Syllabi Work-time and Feedback
Week 13
April 27

Speculative Syllabi Work-time and Feedback
Week 14
May 4

Speculative Syllabi Presentations
Week 15
May 11

Speculative Syllabi Presentations

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