TYT 3.3 I am African because…

Following our previous blog post, it seems like a good time to extend the conversation around identity and belonging. For those of you who weren’t there, here is a brief summary of some of the feedback from students:

It was interesting to read everyone’s different opinions.

It would be nice to know more about other culture’s thoughts and experiences and comment more on each other’s posts

Think about have in common rather than what distinguishes us as being different from one another.

In this light, we are introducing a new prompt for discussion that reads as follows …

I am an African because …

Please note that we will mark according to the following criteria:

* Participation

* Levels of engagement

* Clear communication of your opinions

* One post (your opinion) and one post commenting on a classmate’s post (i.e. two posts before deadline)

REMEMBER to treat this space with respect and compassion.In the spirit of breaking the barriers between “the other” (in this case, student and lecturer) we will also participate in this blog.We are really looking forward to reading and sharing y/our insights.

Deadline is Monday  26 August 2019 @ 12:00 (noon).

TYT 3.1: For me, identity is …

Hello students following our discussion in class yesterday we have created this space to continue the conversation … 

So welcome to the fashionable opinion blog!
TYT 3.1: Use the following words as a prompt to get you going. 

“After yesterday’s lecture I have come to realise that identity is …. “


Please note that we will mark according to the following criteria:

* Participation

* Levels of engagement

* Clear communication of your opinions

* One post (your opinion) and one post commenting on a classmate’s post (i.e. two posts before deadline)

REMEMBER to treat this space with respect and compassion.In the spirit of breaking the barriers between “the other” (in this case, student and lecturer) we will also participate in this blog.We are really looking forward to reading and sharing y/our insights.

Deadline is Monday  22 July 2019 @ 12:00 (noon).

Good company in a journey makes the way seem shorter. — Izaak Walton

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