Chemistry Students Tell a Convincing Story: In The Forensic Crime Lab

Rob Thompson, Professor of Chemistry, Oberlin College* Contact at Robert.Q.Thompson@oberlin.edu In 2015, the Association of American College and Universities issued a report (Falling Short? College Learning and Career Success) that listed the skills that employers seek in college graduates. The outcomes most highly valued were critical thinking and analytic reasoning,… Read More

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

Gamification of Development

Patrik Hultberg, Coordinator of Educational Effectiveness, Associate Professor of Economics, Kalamazoo College Contact at: hultberg@kzoo.edu My 200-level Economic Development and Growth course was perfectly adequate. The material covered struck a good balance between theory and policy applications. I felt comfortable lecturing about the topic and students came to class and… Read More