Compilation of links distributed to Thinktank on Science and Social Justice education

“…Bringing critical analysis of science to bear on the practice and applications of science has not been well developed or supported institutionally. Given this, I have contributed actively to the development of society-at-a-small-scale, through new collaborations, programs, and other activities, new directions for existing programs, and collegial interactions across disciplines and regions…” (from Intersecting Processes: complexity and change in environment, biomedicine and society)

Interdisciplinary initiatives

Social media

 

Tools and Resources for Groups and Teaching

Taking Yourself Seriously: Processes of Research and Engagement (2012) (printed copy available from online retailers; pdf from http://bit.ly/TYS2014)

  • • “A field-book of tools and processes to help readers in all fields develop as researchers, writers, and agents of change”
  • Annotated list of tools and processes in the book

Problem-Based Learning
5-phase dialogue hours
Guided Tour of my teaching (2009)
Syllabi, from 1990 to present

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About Peter J. Taylor
Peter Taylor is a Professor at the University of Massachusetts Boston where he teaches and directs undergraduate and graduate programs on critical thinking, reflective practice, and science-in-society. His research and writing focuses on the complexity of environmental and health sciences in their social context, incl. Unruly Complexity: Ecology, Interpretation, Engagement (U. Chicago Press, 2005) and Nature-nurture? No (2014, http://bit.ly/NNN2014). On reflective practice, see Taking Yourself Seriously: Processes of Research & Engagement (with J. Szteiter, 2012, http://bit.ly/TYS2012).

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