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

The GLCA Ancient Philosophy Research and Teaching Collaborative Initiative

INTRODUCTION By Adriel M. Trott, Associate Professor of Philosophy, Wabash College Contact at: trotta@wabash.edu [Editor’s note: Two companion articles generated by members of the GLCA Ancient Philosophy Research and Teaching Collaborative Initiative appear directly below: Lewis Meek Trelawny-Cassity (Antioch), “Ancient Greek Philosophy and “Difficult Dialogues” in the 21st Century Classroom,”… Read More

Using the Community of Practice Framework to Develop a More Inclusive Classroom

Olivia Aguilar, Associate Professor, McPhail Center for Environmental Studies, Denison University Contact at: aguilaro@denison.edu   Using the Community of Practice Framework to Develop a More Inclusive Classroom I often hear faculty members talk about the stress of trying to get participation from all students or trying to figure out the… Read More

The PoWEr (Polonium, Tungsten, Erbium) of Learning in Community

Joanne L. Stewart, Professor of Chemistry, Hope College, March 12, 2018 Contact at: stewart@hope.edu This is not a guide for designing a community of practice—those exist (Cambridge, Kaplan, & Suter, 2005; Wenger, McDermott, & Snyder, 2002). It is, instead, a story of one community of practice, IONiC. It is being told… Read More