Gertrude B. Lemle Teaching Center

Program Schedule

The Gertrude B. Lemle Teaching Center (GLTC) sponsors and organizes a variety of programs each semester.

Lunch Breakthrough

Members of the Oberlin community share a novel idea (big or small) related to teaching, the curriculum, the co-curricular, or programming.

  • Thursdays, 12:20-1:15
  • StudiOC, 208-209
  • Lunch is catered by The Hotel at Oberlin.

Fall Semester


  • September 20
  • Laura Baudot (GLTC Director)

“Career Preparation within the Academic Department”

  • October 18
  • Nancy Darling (Professor, Psychology); Bob Geitz (Associate Professor, Computer Science); T.S. McMillin (Professor, English)

“Makerspaces and Liberal Arts”

  • December 6
  • Abby Aresty (Technical Director and Lecturer, TIMARA)

“StudiOC/Learning Community Curricular Model”

  • November 8
  • Laura Baudot (GLTC Director)

Teacher/Scholar Works In Progress Talks

Oberlin faculty share their current projects—scholarly, artistic, or activist. The project can be at any stage. This is an occasion to: workshop new ideas; teach colleagues about your work; practice a talk; reflect on how your research/performance/activism and your teaching cross-pollinate; test out a new course idea.


  • 4:30-5:30 Talk and Q&A
  • 5:30-6:30 Wine and Cheese

Fall 2018

  • Wendy Kozol (Professor, Comparative American Studies), September 21
  • Charmaine Chua (Assistant Professor, Politics), November 9


Two to three workshops are given every semester based around a theme. Workshops can include guests from outside the institution and often involve collaboration of the GLTC in collaboration with other offices on campus.

Fall 2018

Mentoring. In collaboration with the Center for Learning, Education, and Research in the Sciences (CLEAR) (Nicollette Mitchell, Director, CLEAR) and the Academic Advising Resource Center (AARC) (Bo Arbogast, Assistant Dean), October 10, 4:30-6:30.

Liberal Arts Learning and the Future of Work. In collaboration with the Career Development Center. The guest speaker is Gary Bolles. October 9, 4:30-6:00.