Resources for Teaching a Diverse Student Body

Jocelyn McWhirter, Albion College Center for Teaching and Learning July 5, 2017 This guide is arranged by six topics: fostering academic success; reducing stereotype threat; cultivating a growth mindset; teaching first-year students; managing classroom dynamics; and understanding and eliminating racism. All referenced books are available in Albion’s CTL library (Ferguson… Read More

COLLABORATIONS: Narratives of Peace, Conflict, and Justice: Deidre Johnston (Hope College) and Dagmar Kusá (BISLA)

Deirdre Johnston (Hope College) and Dagmar Kusá (BISLA)   [NOTE: The above video is an edited version of a conversation (carried out on Zoom) between Johnston and Kusá recorded at a meeting of the GLCA/GLAA Consortium on Teaching and Learning in Ann Arbor on February 11, 2017. For a full-length… Read More

‘Through Renovated Eyes’: Tales from a Three-Year Journey of Interdisciplinary Exploration

On April 7, 2019, Aimee Knupsky (Associate Professor of Psychology and Director of Undergraduate Research, Scholarship, and Creative Activities at Allegheny College), Soledad Caballero (Associate Professor English, Allegheny College), and Sarah L. Bunnell (Associate Director for the Center for Teaching & Learning, Amherst, formerly of Ohio Wesleyan) presented a webinar… Read More

The Three C’s of Teaching…

(Some reflections after 27 years of teaching including four years as Associate Dean for Teaching and Learning)  Steven Bouma-Prediger, Leonard and Marjorie Maas Professor of Reformed Theology, Hope College Contact: Teaching is an art, the practice of which is best measured, in my view, according to what I call… Read More