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

GLOBAL LEARNING: Assignments/Assessment for Global Learning at a Liberal Arts College

Note: This essay originated from the GLCA Rubrics for Liberal Arts Learning Workshop, March 17-18, 2017.         It was written by the following: Steve Bouma-Prediger, boumapred@hope.edu, Religious Studies, Hope College Laura Reeck, lreeck@allegheny.edu , French, Allegheny College Ibra Sene, Isene@wooster.edu, History, The College of Wooster Rashana Smith,… Read More

Finding our Voice in a “Post-Truth” Era

Steven Volk, Director, Center for Teaching Innovation and Excellence (Oberlin College), Co-Director GLCA Consortium for Teaching and Learning December 12, 2016 Where to begin?   Why not with a definition of “post-truth” from the Oxford dictionary: “Relating to or denoting circumstances in which objective facts are less influential in shaping… Read More