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Weiland, Kathryn Lynn; Guzman, Amilcar; O'Meara, KerryAnn – About Campus, 2013
Kathryn Lynn Weiland, Amilcar Guzman, and KerryAnn O'Meara explore historical and contemporary student protest movements at three academic institutions and provide suggestions to educators on how to support students (and their learning) through their protest activities. (Contains 17 notes.)
Descriptors: Activism, Advocacy, Colleges, Educational History
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Borthwick-Wong, Emilly; Jones, Janna – About Campus, 2012
In this article, the authors argue that successful learning communities are built on the stakeholders' clear understanding of how a learning community model is fundamentally different from traditional curricular approaches and cannot simply be overlaid onto traditional pedagogy. Especially in difficult economic times, well-functioning learning…
Descriptors: Learning Activities, Communities of Practice, Stakeholders, Models
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Nash, Robert J. – About Campus, 2010
Conflict can shut down communication, the key to social justice advocacy. In this article, the author shares his insights on how some communication strategies can help manage conflict and sustain open conversation with students about contentious issues. Recently, the author participated in an extremely heated discussion session for student affairs…
Descriptors: Social Justice, Controversial Issues (Course Content), Conflict Resolution, Advocacy