Oral History in the Liberal Arts: A community-based teaching & learning program using tools for digital scholarship & storytelling

By Brooke Bryan, Instructor of Cooperative Education, Antioch College Contact at: bbryan@antiochcollege.edu   Brooke Bryan of Antioch College is Co-Director of a GLCA-supported project called Oral History in the Liberal Arts (OHLA).  In developing this program, she and her GLCA project team members have created a range of resources for… Read More

The Risks and Rewards of Teaching Pop Culture

Amity Reading Department of English DePauw University Like any other discipline, medieval literature has its own unique challenges when it comes to teaching. If students can manage to get past the complicated historical context, convoluted language, and sometimes inscrutable narrative digressions, they are still frequently left with a paradoxical kind… Read More

Latinos in Rural America: A Public Humanities Community-Engaged Learning Project

  Clara Román-Odio Professor of Spanish Kenyon College   A significant body of research on mastery of academic content, career choice, and civic engagement substantiates community-engaged learning as a high-impact pedagogy.  As Adler-Kassner et. al (1997) claim, “service learning in the context of Composition can increase students’ conception of the… Read More