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The Equity Outcomes Podcast presents audio narrated publications by Dr. David R. Arendale focused on creating a learning environment that supports all students to achieve their educational goals. These audiobooks will include topics on student-led academic study groups, Universal Design for Learning principles that instructors can use in their classroom, antiracism practices to create inclusive learning enviornments, and more.
 
"Then and Now" connects events from the past with today's news headlines. Current episodes are history topics from my global culture and history course. In 2006, the podcast started as a project with students in my introductory global history and culture course at the University of Minnesota. Previous episodes in the podcast included a review of history topics, special music episodes connecting a country's culture with its artistic production through music, special interview episodes with vo ...
 
Historic Voices Podcast brings voices from the past that make history come alive through their personal accounts and public speeches. Some episodes bring the voices of political and military leaders, common citizens who lived during extraordinary times, and entertainers who helped Americans live through difficult events. The podcast host provides a short introduction and afterward shares historical context. This podcast is part of the LifePodcast Network composed of other family-friendly pod ...
 
The “PALgroups Podcast” is focused on college study review groups. PAL is the name for the study review groups used at the University of Minnesota. We drew upon best practices from national models such as Supplemental Instruction, Peer-led Team Learning, and the Emerging Scholars Program. I served on the team that created the PAL model on our campus. I serve as an Associate Professor in the Curriculum and Instruction Department within the College of Education and Human Development. Some epis ...
 
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S14-E09 In part six, I complete my review of the impact of the Industrial Revolution with new political theories. We explore the connections between early political theories and those that operate today and can be seen through media reports. In some cases, the names of the political systems have not changed over time. Today’s debates between the De…
 
S14-E08 In part five, I continue the impact of the Industrial Revolution with a review of the new economic theories. We explore the connections between early economic theories and those that operate today and can be seen through media reports. Today’s debates between the Democrats and Republications on the role of the government in the lives of its…
 
S14-E07 In part four, I continue the impact of the Industrial Revolution on the creation of new social classes such as the working class. We explore the positives and negatives of the IR upon the average people who work in the factories and live in the urban landscape. We do part of this review through popular literature at the time that offer a so…
 
S01-E10 In this podcast episode, we feature a previously published article named “Mentoring in the Classroom: Making the Implicit Explicit” Based upon the SI model, this publication identifies some of the strategies used by SI leaders to mentor their student that instructors can do to make things that they think are clear to the students (the impli…
 
S03-E12 We feature U.S. Rep. Bella Abzug giving a speech on February 11, 1971. U.S. Rep. Shirley Chisholm introduces U.S. Rep. Abzug at a conference in Washington D.C. Abzug begins by speaking of the role of women in government, and the underrepresentation of women and minorities in the current Congress. She goes on to speak of the lies and decepti…
 
S14-E06 In part three, I focus on the impact of the Industrial Revolution on six areas of society: shift from farm to factory, population growth, urbanization, creation of new social classes, development of new economic theories, and development of new political theories. We stop at the end of my review of urbanization. The next episode continue th…
 
S03-E11 We feature a talk by Mr. Buckminster Fuller he gave in 1968. He spoke at the American Medical Association entitled, "What Quality of Environment Do We Want?" He begins by speaking of the earth as if it were a spaceship, with the sun being the closest "gas station," the next nearest being 100,000 times as far away. He reviews a few ways of l…
 
S01-E09 In this podcast episode, we feature a previously published article named “Use of Supplemental Instruction at an urban high school” The same learning strategies that are modeled during SI in a first-year college history course can also be modeled and practiced in a high school history course. Westport High School was adopted by the former bi…
 
S04-E18 This episode introduces us to Madelaine who is a study group leader for the SI program at Vancouver Island University in Canada. This is part two of a four-part series of the VIU program. Like many other study group leaders, she reported how she served as a tutor in high school and enjoyed the experience of assisting the teacher. In additio…
 
S04-E17 This episode introduces us to Shelley-Anne who manages the SI program at Vancouver Island University in Canada. A majority of our conversation was spent with how Shelley-Anne has organized former SI leaders to serve as mentors to the new SI leaders. A great deal of responsibility has been delegated to the mentors with the training system, o…
 
S03-E10 We feature an interview with Malcolm X and Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. This event occurred on March 27, 1964. The press interviews Malcolm X and Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. amidst a Senatorial debate about the Civil Rights Act of 1964. Malcolm, calling the bill 'political chicanery,' wonders whether liberals are truly for Civil Ri…
 
S01-E08 We feature a previously published article named “Use of Supplemental Instruction at the UMKC School of Law.” The focus for this publication was the use of SI in the School of Law. There is a high dropout rate in law school just like with the first year of college. The same strategies that are used by SI leaders in an introductory history co…
 
S14-E05 In part two, I focus on why England was the leader of the Industrial Revolution. The confluence of geographical advantages, its previous dominance as a sea power, economic wealth, and other advantages help to explain why they were the leader in Western Europe. The next episode will focus on the impact of the Industrial Revolution on society…
 
S14-E04 S14-E4 I feature the Industrial Revolution in Western Europe and dig deeper to make the connections with current event and the history forces that shaped and caused it. In part one, I first provide an overview of the unit. I recommend that you download the student PowerPoint slide handout to follow along. I connect the history forces that h…
 
(Bonus PDF) The course syllabus is the guide for a course. It contains the learning objectives, calendar of activities, homework assignments, resources to help be more successful, and rules and regulations of the college. This is what guided my global history course and was distributed to my students on the first day of class.…
 
S14-E03 This is a preview of my global history course lectures I will share over the next year. Each podcast episode will contain a module from the history unit that I am covering. Previously in this podcast series, the emphasis has been on history review or additional learning podcasts that the students and I created. Now, you can hear the lecture…
 
(Bonus PDF) Transcript of previously published article named “Sl : Supporting the Classroom Experience.” The focus was how SI reduced college dropouts and provided a professional development opportunity for the classroom faculty members. In addition to this audio episode, I also provide a transcript of the publication.…
 
S01-E07 We feature a previously published article named “Sl : Supporting the Classroom Experience.” The focus was how SI reduced college dropouts and provided a professional development opportunity for the classroom faculty members. In addition to this audio episode, I also provide a transcript of the publication. The following links allow you to s…
 
(Bonus PDF) Many works of fiction have featured UFOs. In most cases, as the fictional story progresses, the Earth is being invaded by hostile alien forces from outer space, usually from Mars, as depicted in early science fiction, or the people are being destroyed by alien forces, as depicted in the film Independence Day. Some fictional UFO encounte…
 
(Bonus PDF) An unidentified flying object (UFO) is any aerial phenomenon that cannot immediately be identified or explained. Most UFOs are identified or investigated as conventional objects or phenomena. The term is widely used for claimed observations of extraterrestrial spacecraft and was coined as an anacronym by Project Blue Book project head E…
 
(Bonus PDF) Edward Roscoe Murrow (April 25, 1908 – April 27, 1965), was an American broadcast journalist and war correspondent. He first gained prominence during World War II with a series of live radio broadcasts from Europe for the news division of CBS. During the war, he recruited and worked closely with a team of war correspondents who came to …
 
S03-E09 We feature Edward R Murrow, the well-respected newspaper and radio reporter from the 1940s and 1950s and his newscast on flying saucers in 1950. Currently, the government and the military are releasing more information about sightings of UFOs. A big release is planned this summer by the military. I thought it timely to look back in history …
 
S04-E16 This episode introduces us to Teresa who is a doctoral student in the medical school at Drexel University in Pennsylvania. Teresa shares a variety of strategies that she uses to help her student succeed. She explains how she learns along with her students. Listen for her final statement to the podcast listeners where she advocates that it i…
 
S04-E15 This episode introduces us to Jill who is a doctoral student in the medical school at Drexel University in Pennsylvania. Jill shares a variety of strategies that she uses to help her student succeed. She explains how she learns along with her students. Jill advocates that it is not important to know everything about the subject matter to be…
 
S04-E14 This episode introduces us to Marissa who is the study group program manager at Drexel University in Pennsylvania. She shares about the support the study group program provides to the physician’s assistant program. Marissa also explains the highly involved role that the faculty members play with the study group program. This episode begins …
 
S01-E06 We feature a publication from the late 1990s that explored t e role of Supplemental Instruction supporting and extending the First-Year Experience. Towards the end of the narration listen for the description of several experiments of using SI as a faculty development activity. This is an area that deserves more experimentation and reporting…
 
S04-E13 This episode introduces us to Sam who is a student study group leader. She is studying physics and astronomy. Her career aspiration is to become a physics professor and researcher. Her hobbies include running, basketball, poetry, and jamming to music. I was very interested in how she broke down the various challenges of the physics course t…
 
(Bonus PDF) The Waco siege, also known as the Waco massacre, was the law enforcement siege of the compound that belonged to the religious sect Branch Davidians. It was carried out by the U.S. federal government, Texas state law enforcement, and the U.S. military, between February 28 and April 19, 1993. The Branch Davidians were led by David Koresh …
 
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