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Published with support from the Teagle Foundation, this HASTAC book includes essays, lesson plans, and assignments that turn the principles and theories of engaged, active learning into ways to structure equality in the classroom and throughout academe.
The Notebook is a site of praxis, a place where theories about learning, teaching, technology, and social justice enter into a conversation with each other and inform the development of educational practices and structures. This site is dynamic, contested, constantly under revision, and resists static definitional claims.