Steven Volk, Co-Director, GLCA Consortium for Teaching and Learning, Oberlin College.  When I was teaching, there was a point during the summer – usually around the third week in July – when my thoughts would gradually drift from research and writing to focus, once again, on the classroom.

Critical Thinking in the Classroom: Some Questions for the Summer

Critical Thinking in the Classroom: Some Questions for the Summer

Steven Volk, Co-Director, GLCA Consortium for Teaching & Learning, Professor of History Emeritus, Oberlin College If you did a search for the “learning goals” of liberal arts colleges, you probably wouldn’t  find a single one that didn’t emphasize “critical thinking.”…

 

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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