Rebekah Edwards brings to her work a passion for teaching strategies that engage diverse learning styles, a commitment to pedagogies rooted in social justice, a well-honed ability to listen to and support students and faculty in articulating and achieving their goals; a playful (albeit strategic) sense of humor, and 20 + years of classroom experience.
As a consultant she has developed online and hybrid digital/analog curricula, designed & facilitated workshops on topics such as “Teaching in Diverse Community” & “Universal Design and Digital Accessibility” and has provided private pedagogy supervision, new teacher mentorship, and project, thesis, and dissertation coaching.
Rebekah writes and teaches about pedagogy, poetics, archives, & art. Edwards received her PhD from the University of California at Berkeley. She currently holds a visiting professorship at Mills College and an is adjunct professor at California College of the Arts. In her role at these schools she has been a member of committees working on campus integration of digital humanities and curricula revision, program assessment, new program/major development, admissions and recruitment. She has served as advisor undergraduates, advised on both MFA and MA theses, and led various pedagogy workshops from new faculty orientations to department specific special topics. Edwards has served as faculty liaison to student groups and as a mentor to graduate students.
Recent publications include: an essay on Trans-pedagogy (Ashgate, 2014), introductions to a collected works of Tillie Olsen (University of Nebraska Press, 2013) and to a catalog of the work of artist and poet Truong Tran (Telegraph Hill, 2013). Her book of poetry “then’s elsewhere” won the Redwood Coast Press book prize in 2010. You may find out more about Rebekah’s work at: http://www.rebekahedwards.com
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