Gender Inequality Across the World: A Digital Tool-kit for Public Awareness and Change (Karen Powell Sears, Denison)

Karen Powell Sears, Department of Anthropology and Sociology, Denison University Question: How can students’ demonstrate and share their learning about social problems beyond the classroom setting? In a Sex and Gender class, students create a digital tool-kit that serves as a public awareness resource for both analyzing and solving social… Read More

From Religious Literacy to Social Action: How I Discuss the Global Refugee Crisis Within Our Classes (Younus Mirza, Allegheny)

Younus Mirza, Asst. Prof. of Islamic Studies, Dept. of Philosophy and Religious Studies, Allegheny College Question: Can site visits be used to teach interreligious engagement and democratic participation? Every semester I take my students to Erie,PA to visit a mosque in order to help them connect many of the themes… Read More

After the Election: When Teaching First-Year Writing Became Political

Regan Postma-Montaño, Assistant Professor of English and Spanish. May 7, 2018 Contact at: postmamontano@hope.edu Hands shot up around the room and questions burst out: “Is there a website that tells you if information is reliable?” “How can I check for bias?” “What is the difference between paraphrasing and summarizing?” “When… Read More

How can we help students study for exams?

Neil Schmitzer-Torbert, Associate Professor of Psychology, Daniel F. Evans Associate Professor in Social Sciences, Wabash College. Contact at: torbertn@wabash.edu [NOTE: This article was first published on July 3, 2018 on the Wabash College Teaching & Learning blog.] During the 2017-18 academic year, the Teaching and Learning Committee [at Wabash College]… Read More