Studying Residential Learning Communities as a High-Impact Practice

by Shannon Lundeen During our first summer seminar meeting of the 2017-2019 research seminar on Residential Learning Communities as a High-Impact Practice, the room was brimming with excitement and anticipation as scholars and practitioners from across the U.S. and Canada …






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 …


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 …