Fall 2010

In This Issue:

I. From The Advisory Board, which features some reflections on “a pedagogy of mutual engagement” from Advisory Board member Dennis Thiessen.

II. Introduction, which provides a history of the programs that have generated the reflections featured in this inaugural issue and thoughts from Guest Editor Laura Perry.

III. A Semester In the Life, which traces a faculty member’s reflections over the course of a semester: Theresa Tensuan, Assistant Professor of English and Coordinator of the Gender and Sexuality Studies Program, posts the first installment of her weekly blog about the joys and challenges of a semester in which she explored how to create a more culturally responsive classroom.

IV. From the Student Perspective, in which Erica Seaborne, a 2009 graduate of Bryn Mawr College, describes how her experience working as a Student Consultant with the TLI increased her sense of responsibility as a student, and deepened her understanding of teaching and learning.

V. Teaching and Learning Insights, which features faculty and student perspectives on and analyses of an important classroom issue: student engagement.



From the Advisory Board
Dennis Thiessen


Alison Cook-Sather and Laura Perry