How a Digital Collaboration at Oberlin College Between Archivists, Faculty, Students, and Librarians Found Its Muse in Mary Church Terrell, Nineteenth-Century Feminist and Civil Rights Icon

Ken Grossi (Oberlin College Archivist ), Alexia Hudson-Ward (Azariah Smith Root Director of Libraries for Oberlin College and Conservatory), Carol Lasser (Emerita Professor of History at Oberlin), Sarah Minion (Oberlin ’17), and Natalia Shevin (Oberlin ’17). Please see “About the Authors” at the end of the article for contact and… 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

The Many Lives of a Syllabus: Making Yours Work

Steven Volk, Co-Director, GLCA Consortium for Teaching and Learning, Professor of History Emeritus, Oberlin College January 14, 2019. Contact at: svolk@oberlin.edu NOTE: This is cross-posted at After Class. On January 10, 2019, the Great Lakes Colleges Association/Global Liberal Arts Alliance (GLCA/GLAA) Consortium for Teaching and Learning offered a Webinar on… Read More

Ten Ways to Use Your Time (now that the semester is over)

Steve Volk, Professor of History Emeritus, Oberlin College; Co-Director, GLCA-GLAA Consortium for Teaching & Learning. (Updated from original post, December 11, 2017). Contact at: steven.volk@oberlin.edu   In a survey conducted in 2017 at Oberlin and among the GLCA colleges and universities, I posed the question: What are the most difficult,… Read More