Democratic Teaching Model?

by Ketevan Kupatadze “Although advocates for liberal education frequently cite the goal of developing skills necessary for students to function as democratic citizens (such as critical thinking, recognition and understanding of multiple perspectives, and the employment of scrutiny and reason), the …


2018-2020 CEL Scholar – Call for Applications

The Center for Engaged Learning (CEL) is pleased to invite applications from Elon faculty for the 2018-2020 Center for Engaged Learning Scholar. During a two-year appointment, CEL Scholars will develop expertise in a specific aspect of engaged learning and will …


Challenging the Consumer-Based Model of Education

by Ketevan Kupatadze Research around student-faculty partnership suggests that such partnership challenges Western higher education systems in several important ways. Student-faculty partnership or Students as Partners in Teaching and Learning: destabilizes the existing consumer-oriented model of teaching and learning (Cook Sather …