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Paulo Freire, author of Pedagogy of the Oppressed, was a Brazilian educator who spent much of his young adulthood leading adult literacy campaigns. Freire asserted that most schools promoted the values of the dominant class, creating a “culture of silence” where underserved individuals were deprived of the means to think critically about their role in society. In this 3-part book group, we’ll explore how Paulo Freire’s theories about education for liberating an oppressed citizenry apply to teaching today.

Participants receive a complementary copy of the book and commit to attending all sessions.

This workshop is held in three sessions: 

Thursday, March 15, 11:00 am-12:20 pm
Thursday, March 22, 11:00 am-12:20 pm
Thursday, March 29, 11:00 am-12:20 pm

Registration for the first session will serve as registration for the subsequent sessions.

Date:
Thursday, March 15, 2018
Time:
11:00am - 12:20pm
Location:
TECH 111
Campus:
Main Campus
Categories:
Book Group, Teaching Workshop