The CTL’s Virtual Learning Communities: Sharing Goals from Diverse Perspectives

Steve Volk, Co-Director, Consortium for Teaching and Learning, GLCA September 10, 2018 Contact at: steven.volk@oberlin.edu Faculty/Staff Learning Communities have been shown to be a key means of building community around a shared desire to address a vexing issue, advance classroom practice, address immediate pedagogical challenges, or consider how to support… Read More

The Liberal Arts in Currents of Change: Report of a GLCA Consortial Colloquy

Greg Wegner, Director of Program Development, Great Lakes Colleges Association January 14, 2018 Introductory Note This essay derives from discussions involving faculty members and others from 13 independent liberal arts colleges who gathered for two days in February 2017 in Ann Arbor, Michigan.  The purpose of that meeting was to… Read More

GLCA Faculty Survey: Concerns, Strengths, and Directions for the Future

Gregory Wegner, Co-Director, GLCA/GLAA Consortium for Teaching and Learning Contact at: wegner@glca.org In October 2017 the GLCA/GLAA Consortium for Teaching and Learning (CTL) distributed a survey via the CTL Campus Liaisons to faculty members of the GLCA’s 13 colleges. In all we received nearly 200 responses to the survey, over… Read More

INTERCULTURAL KNOWLEDGE AND COMPETENCE

Note: This essay originated from the GLCA Rubrics for Liberal Arts Learning Workshop, March 17-18, 2017. It was written by the following: Michael Dixon, mdixon@albion.edu, Art; Art History, Albion College Patrik Hultberg, Patrik.Hultberg@kzoo.edu, Economics, Kalamazoo College Jeff Kurtz, kurtz@denison.edu, Communication; Director of Center for Learning and Teaching, Denison  University Heather… Read More