Are Group Assignments a Waste of Time?

August 6, 2020No Comments

by David Buck Are group assignments effective pedagogy or a waste of time? This is the question asked by researcher Michael Thom (2020) in his recent paper examining the scholarship on collaborative pedagogy. To be clear, I’m being literal here. …

Collaborative Projects and Assignments

July 30, 2020No Comments

by David Buck The high-impact educational practice (HIP) that I’m studying and writing about for the next two years is “collaborative projects and assignments.” Part of the reason that I selected this topic was because it was one of the …

Academic Book Publishing: Typesetting

July 21, 2020No Comments

by Jennie Goforth Welcome to another post in our series on the process of academic book publishing! We’re taking you through all the steps, from writing and submitting your proposal, working with your editor on the development of your manuscript, …

As universities were transitioning to distance learning, many of us had to consider how to continue to support our undergraduate research mentees.

Lessons Learned from Mentoring Undergraduate Research this Summer

July 17, 2020No Comments

Salient Practices of Undergraduate Research Mentoring by Eric E. Hall, Elizabeth Bailey, Simon Higgins, Takudzwa Madzima, Svetlana Nepocatych, Matthew W. Wittstein, and Caroline J. Ketcham This past March, as universities were transitioning to distance learning, in addition to figuring out …

What even is a HIP?

July 6, 2020No Comments

(Understanding HIPs through a Theoretical Model – Part 2) by David Buck In my previous post, I started deconstructing the idea of high impact practices (HIPs), with the goal of articulating a definition that would be useful to researchers and …