Changing Campus Culture One Conversation at a Time…(Drs. Lorna Hernandez Jarvis and Deirdre D. Johnston, Hope College)

Dr. Lorna Hernandez Jarvis (Professor of Psychology) and Dr. Deirdre D. Johnston (Department of Communication), Hope College We recently attended a professional conference on “Teaching Peace in the Context of Political Polarization and Partisan Divides.” During the Q & A of the plenary address, members of the audience raised questions,… Read More

The Three C’s of Teaching…

(Some reflections after 27 years of teaching including four years as Associate Dean for Teaching and Learning)  Steven Bouma-Prediger, Leonard and Marjorie Maas Professor of Reformed Theology, Hope College Contact: boumapred@hope.edu Teaching is an art, the practice of which is best measured, in my view, according to what I call… Read More

Responses from a Consortial Colloquy Dialogue – Making a Difference

Note: The GLCA had scheduled a major meeting of the Consortium for Teaching and Learning for the weekend of February 9-10, 2018, days, unfortunately, when a major snowstorm swept through the Midwest forcing us to cancel the meeting out of concern for everyone’s safety. Several of those scheduled to attend… Read More

Teaching Men: What Difference Does it Make? What Difference Can it Make?

Warren Rosenberg, Professor of English Emeritus, John P. Collett Chair in Rhetoric,Wabash College Contact: rosenbew@wabash.edu “Should outnumbered men feel uncomfortable on college campuses?” A recent Inside Higher Education article explores this question, prompted by the announcement by Raymund Paredes, Texas’s Commissioner of Higher Education, that this discomfort was reported at… Read More