Doing Engaged Learning

The Center for Engaged Learning is excited to share current thinking about specific “high-impact” educational practices. This section of the Center’s website features annotated resources about study abroad, undergraduate research, internships, service-learning, writing-intensive courses, living-learning communities, and so on, as well as frequent blog posts by experts on these high-impact practices. 

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‘Capstone’ Experience in Higher Education

defining, characterizing, and assessing as a high impact practice in a multi-institutional research context by Tony Weaver and Caroline Ketcham Capstone experiences are used by institutions and departments across higher education. They are often identified as a high impact culminating …

Examples of Smaller-Scale Student-Faculty Partnership

by Ketevan Kupatadze In previous posts, I described a large-scale student-faculty partnership project. Here I describe several smaller scale experiments involving student-faculty collaboration on course design. Such collaboration was inspired by the course redesign project I completed with three of my …

Ketevan Kupatadze

Course Redesign with Student-Faculty Partnership (Part 2)

by Ketevan Kupatadze See Part 1 for a description of the course redesign process reflected on in this post. Reflections on the changes suggested by student collaborators: Opportunities and limitations Working on course expectations, objectives and requirements, as well as on …


Elon Statement on Writing Transfer

Download a Printer-Friendly Copy of the Elon Statement on Writing Transfer Developed by 45 writing researchers participating in the 2011-2013 Elon University Research Seminar (ERS) on Critical Transitions: Writing and the Question of Transfer, this statement summarizes and synthesizes the …