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

Gender Inequality Across the World: A Digital Tool-kit for Public Awareness and Change (Karen Powell Sears, Denison)

Karen Powell Sears, Department of Anthropology and Sociology, Denison University Question: How can students’ demonstrate and share their learning about social problems beyond the classroom setting? In a Sex and Gender class, students create a digital tool-kit that serves as a public awareness resource for both analyzing and solving social… Read More

Interteaching: A Review

Claudia Thompson, Department of Psychology, The College of Wooster. May 1, 2018 Contact at crt@wooster.edu Synopsis This review provides information about an active learning approach called Interteaching. Several sections present (1) an explanation of interteaching, its origins, and its components; (2) what the empirical research, in both the laboratory and… 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