Teaching - Alethia Jones
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Teaching

My approach draws upon training in experiential learning, service learning, problem-based learning, and reflective activities that encourage students to evaluate critically and adapt and extend concepts in light of their own interests, background and contexts. I reflected on teaching the millennium generation in this alumni magazine profile, “Are We Reading?” Milton Magazine. Spring 2009.

Courses Taught

International Honors Program/World Learning – Cities in the 21st Century Program (overseas in Brazil, South Africa, Vietnam)

Culture and Society of World Cities

Contemporary Urban Issues

University at Albany, State University of New York (SUNY)

Inequality and Public Policy

Politics and Policy

Immigrant Integration: Politics and Policy

Politics of Migration and Membership

Social Capital and Public Policy

Introduction to Bureaucratic Politics

Introduction to Policy Analysis

Research and Writing I & II

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
Mount Holyoke College

Immigrant Niches, Networks and Public Policy

Yale University (Teaching Assistant)

Introduction to U.S. Government

Politics and the Black American

New Haven: The Problem of Change in the American City

Resources

Institute for Teaching, Learning and Academic Leadership, University at Albany 

Difficult Dialogues  (a Ford Foundation project on teaching public controversies)

Global Learning Partners