Rina Benmayor

February 24, 2009

Rina Benmayor, California State University, Monterey Bay

Theorizing Through Digital Stories: The Art of “Writing Back” and “Writing For”
Discovering how digital stories engage students in critical, theoretical frameworks lives at the center of Rina Benmayor’s work. Through her course, Latina Life Stories, Rina asked each student to tell his or her own life story digitally and then situate the story within a theoretical context. While this process engaged students to theorize creatively, it also allowed her to document methods to recognize the quality of student work resulting in a flexible and intuitive rubric to use beyond this experience.

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Assessment, CSU-Monterey Bay, Digital Stories, Finding Evidence of Learning, Multicultural Teaching, Scholarship of Teaching & Learning, Social Pedagogies, Student Voice Comments (0)

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