Radical Teacher

Periodical containing articles, photos, interviews, and book reviews on radical feminist theory and practice in education.

Articles from Spring

Computers and Technology. (Introduction)
"A technology revolution is about to sweep America's classrooms." So runs the subhead of Business Week's September 25, 2000 article, "Wired Schools." We've heard one big claim after another on this theme, 'til the mind goes numb. Still, when Business...
Educational Technology and Academic Labor
It's late Thursday night in a dorm room at Southwest State U., and Lisa P. is checking her email. There's one from Mom. Here's one from UwinLotto.com. And, uh oh, here's one from Lisa's "Intro to Sociology" class. Once opened, the email tells Lisa...
"Hard Times for Black America". (Teaching Notes)
In Dollars and Sense #115 (April 1986), pp. 75-76. Students in my Principles of Economics class typically suggest that Blacks suffer higher unemployment rates than Whites because they do not work hard, or have made other poor choices, such as failing...
"If You're Not Mark Mullen, Click Here": Web-Based Courseware and the Pedagogy of Suspicion
If You're not Mark Mullen, Click Here. This chirpy message will greet you if you log on to Amazon.com from any of the three computers I use on a regular basis; many of you are probably greeted by similar messages when shopping at Internet sites that...
News for Educational Workers
COMPUTERS AND EDUCATION Under a five-year agreement, Microsoft is settling more than 100 class-action antitrust suits, which accuse the company of overcharging customers, by donating $1 billion in cash, software and hardware to 12,500 low income...
Teaching Skills, Inspiring Activism: The Media Education and Empowerment Program at TecsChange
Some believe that technology itself is value-neutral. It can be used to control and monitor, and it can be used to liberate and empower. (It can also be used to promote more consumption.) In the end, though, what kind of technology research is funded,...
Teaching Women Writers of the Americas
"My consciousness was raised about happenings outside of the US and about my own education." I feel I have a lot to learn concerning all things unrelated to my ethnocentric education." "I like to learn what the mainstream culture hides or ignores."...
The Rhetoric of Commercial Online Education
1. INTRODUCTION A few weeks after the September 11 attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon, the online journal Edge invited prominent scientists, philosophers, artists, and journalists to write a response to the incident. (1) One of the...