Have you seen my TED talk, Does Sexy Media Matter? In this talk I share how I got interested in studying sexualized media, what I’ve found in my research about … Continue reading
As we approach the creation of a course or program, we need to think about them as building blocks for knowledge and skill for our heroes. In The Empire Strikes Back, when Yoda was teaching Luke Skywalker how to be a Jedi, he knew what the endgame was, and what skills and knowledge Luke needed to be able to defeat the dark side. As mentors and guides, teachers are like Yoda, preparing our heroes to approach the unknown, move through fear and uncertainty, lingering between the known and unknown without panicking, and move into mastery.
Last month I gave a TEDx talk at my university. I talked about my research into Sexualized media and how it effects children and adolescents. It was so fun to … Continue reading