Reflections on Developing the Student Consultants for Teaching and Learning Program at Reed College, USA

  • Kathryn C Oleson Reed College
  • Knar Hovakimyan Reed College

Author Biographies

Kathryn C Oleson, Reed College

Kathryn Oleson is Professor of Psychology and former Director of the Center for Teaching and Learning at Reed College. Her research explores ways to make the college classroom more inclusive, particularly focusing on productive discomfort. Her teaching includes Introductory Psychology, Data Analysis, Social Psychology, Interpersonal Perception, and Stereotyping and Prejudice.

Knar Hovakimyan, Reed College

Knar Hovakimyan is an alumna of Reed College, where she studied linguistics with a focus on phonetics. She worked as a student consultant at Reed from 2014-2016. 

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Published
2017-05-08
How to Cite
Oleson, K., & Hovakimyan, K. (2017). Reflections on Developing the Student Consultants for Teaching and Learning Program at Reed College, USA. International Journal for Students As Partners, 1(1). https://doi.org/10.15173/ijsap.v1i1.3094
Section
Reflective Essays