FEBRUARY 24, 2011 - Eric Hall, associate professor of exercise science, works with Elon University students Mark Sundman (plaid shirt), Drew Gardner (blue shirt) and Chris Fry (test subject) to measure cognitive functions in research used to study the effects of concussions. (photo by Kim Walker, Elon University)

Student-Faculty Interaction: What the Research Tells Us

by Peter Felten This post is adapted from chapter 5 of A. Cook-Sather, C. Bovill, and P. Felten, Engaging Students as Partners in Learning and Teaching (Jossey-Bass, 2014). Decades of research indicates that close interaction between faculty and students is …


Key Terms in Writing Transfer Research

Students Can Transfer Knowledge – Additional Resources

This week’s Chronicle of Higher Education includes Dan Berrett’s story, “Students Can Transfer Knowledge if Taught How” (subscription required), which features research from participants in the Center’s 2011-2013 Elon Research Seminar on Critical Transitions: Writing and the Question of Transfer. To learn …





Resources

Elon Statement on Writing Transfer

This is a brief version of the Elon Statement on Writing Transfer. For additional information about terms, related learning theories, working principles in-development, and a bibliography, download the full version of The Elon Statement on Writing Transfer. Brief Version of the …