If we use the right pedagogies and create supportive environments, we as educators could... come to view learning as an opportunity to raise more conscientious, ethical, and caring human beings.

TLTHE Special Issue on Partnerships as Experienced by Students

by Ketevan Kupatadze In this post I focus on Teaching and Learning Together in Higher Education (TLTHE)’s recently published issue entirely dedicated to student perspectives on pedagogical partnerships. As student-faculty partnership becomes part of institutional teaching and learning cultures around …






"Could collective curriculum activism drive change more rapidly by reaching wider sections of our institutions?"

Student-staff partnership as collective curricular activism in curriculum liberation efforts

by Lucy Mercer-Mapstone Much of higher education is undeniably patriarchal, cis-gendered, heterosexual, and white. As a reader (and statistically speaking in academic circles, probably a straight, cis, white and/or male reader), this is probably an uncomfortable acknowledgement to make. I …




quote: "Partnership gave them an opportunity and strategies to work towards altering power dynamics and creating a more democratic culture within the higher education system in which both sides could share responsibilities for teaching and learning."

Stephen Bloch-Schulman, Claire Lockard and maggie castor on Student-Faculty Partnerships

by Ketevan Kupatadze Recently I was extremely fortunate to have a conversation with Dr. Stephen Bloch-Shulman and then undergraduate, but now graduate students, Claire Lockard and maggie castor, about their experiences with partnership in teaching and learning. Stephen, maggie, and Claire have …


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Reflections on our experiences with partnership on course (re)design

by Lucia Maribel Craige, Erin Jenkins, and Ketevan Kupatadze In this blog post we continue reflecting on our experience with student-faculty partnership on course (re)design. Here we address some of the transformational features of student-faculty partnership and offer our thoughts …