Submission Guidelines

We are actively seeking two types of submissions: Annotated teaching resources and blog posts. We request that submissions conform to the following guidelines. Submissions of longer or shorter lengths may also be accepted. Email submissions to Katie Nelson: knelson@inverhills.edu or ktanelson@gmail.com.

Blog Post Guidelines

Blog posts are original reflections on teaching anthropology. They can be based in theory, introduce innovative pedagogical approaches, discuss challenges and successes in teaching anthropology in higher education today or share resources.

  1. Title
  2. Author
  3. Author institution/affiliation
  4. 2-4 keywords
  5. Text: We prefer most posts conform to a standard length of 900-1200 words. Longer posts may also be considered.
  6. Author bio – 3rd person, no more than 100 words – we encourage you to include an email and/or other contact information
  7. Identify article category(ies): Pedagogy, reflections, resources, theory and instructional ideas
  8. Images: if you are able, please identify an copyright-free image or provide an image of your own that visually represents your article theme.

Teaching Resources

Teaching resources are titles of specific texts, videos and other resources accompanied by a brief description of how they are used in the classroom. Consider sharing your “go to” videos, articles or texts that you use to teach certain topics, perspectives or ideas. Briefly describe how you use these resources to meet your learning objectives.

Example: http://taig.americananthro.org/2017/12/06/walking-marriage/

  1. Title: we prefer that the title start with a verb
  2. Author
  3. Author institution/affiliation
  4. 2-4 keywords
  5. Link to the resource, whenever possible
  6. Length: We prefer that teaching resource annotations conform to a standard length of 150-300 words
  7. Author bio – 3rd person, no more than 100 words – we encourage you to include an email and/or other contact information
  8. Identify 1-3 article categories your resources relates to (for instance: marriage, family, gender, globalization etc.)
  9. (Optional) Related learning objectives, if available
  10. (Optional) Images: if you are able, please identify an copyright-free image or provide an image of your own that visually represents your resource
  11. (Optional) Ancillary materials: we welcome original materials such as assignments, discussion questions or lecture topics you have designed that are related to your resource

 

 

Call for Guest Bloggers

Any teaching-related topic is welcome and we invite guest posts from both anthropology instructors & students as well as practicing anthropologists engaged in public education.

To find out more about the TAIG, become involved by writing a blog post, or make suggestions regarding how we can support your teaching needs, please email  TAIG Chair Katie Nelson at: ktanelson@gmail.com