Emerging Research and Lingering Questions about Integrating Study Away as Global Learning with the University Experience

Association of American Colleges and Universities 2017 Meeting | San Francisco, CA | January 28, 2017 | 7:45 – 9:00 AM Discussion Facilitators: Jessie L. Moore (jmoore28@elon.edu), Director, Center for Engaged Learning, Elon University Lynette Bikos (lhbikos@spu.edu), Associate Dean, School of …



The Undergraduate Experience

Improvement Matters

by Peter Felten This post originally appeared as a NILOA Guest Viewpoint on the National Institute for Learning Outcomes Assessment website. This Viewpoint summarizes important takeaways found in Chapter 6 of “The Undergraduate Experience: Focusing Institutions on What Matters Most” …



Threshold Concepts in Practice

by Susannah McGowan Threshold Concepts in Practice, an edited compilation of papers presented at the Fifth Biennial Meeting on Threshold Concepts in 2014, came out earlier this year. This is the third edited volume from Ray Land, Jan Meyer, and Mick …


The Undergraduate Experience

Alignment Matters in the Undergraduate Experience

In a new video produced by the Center for Engaged Learning to supplement The Undergraduate Experience: Focusing on What Matters Most (Wiley, 2016), Betsy Barefoot (John N. Gardner Institute), Peter Felten (Elon University), and Charles Schroeder (Higher Education Consultant) discuss the role …


Making College Matter

President Leo M. Lambert and Assistant Provost and Executive Director of the Center for Engaged Learning Peter Felten have a new article in The Conversation US about two factors that can enhance students’ college experiences: Taking responsibility for learning Developing meaningful relationships …