The New Information Literacy: Clearing the Fog of “Alternative Facts”

Rosalinda H. Linares (Information Literacy Librarian, Fort Lewis College) and Steve Volk (Oberlin College, GLCA Consortium for Teaching & Learning). To explore this question of our responsibilities as educators in the “post-truth” era further, we examine suggestions from the Association of Colleges and Research Libraries.

Where Does Democratic Engagement Fit on Your Syllabus?

Where Does Democratic Engagement Fit on Your Syllabus?

Steven Volk, Co-Director, GLCA Consortium for Teaching & Learning, Professor of History Emeritus, Oberlin College. In the last few years, I have become increasingly concerned with how to foster the skills of, and a positive orientation toward, democratic engagement.

 

Community Engaged Learning: Rust Belt Narratives

Community Engaged Learning: Rust Belt Narratives

You can access the webinar on “Community Engaged Learning: Rust Belt Narratives,” at this link . You can find the slides that accompanied the webinar GLCA-CTL-Webinar_04-17-19_FINAL.   As a community of educators, we are dealing with a growing feeling that…

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Interteaching: A Review

Claudia Thompson, Department of Psychology, The College of Wooster. May 1, 2018 Contact at crt@wooster.edu Synopsis This review provides information about an active learning approach called Interteaching. Several sections present (1) an explanation of interteaching, its origins, and its components; (2) what the empirical research, in both the laboratory and classroom applications, demonstrates about interteaching’s effectiveness to improve students’ preparation, performance, and engagement;...

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Teaching Men: What Difference Does it Make? What Difference Can it Make?

Warren Rosenberg, Professor of English Emeritus, John P. Collett Chair in Rhetoric,Wabash College Contact: rosenbew@wabash.edu “Should outnumbered men feel uncomfortable on college campuses?” A recent Inside Higher Education article explores this question, prompted by the announcement by Raymund Paredes, Texas’s Commissioner of Higher Education, that this discomfort was reported at a number of Texas institutions. Critics responded immediately and strongly, as the article reports, questioning...

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