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AI and Academic Integrity

Some of the early conversation about generative AI in education was its affordances for cheating. There were scores of social media posts. Institutions held discussions about how much, if any, to invest in AI detection software. And several thinkpieces opined about the…

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Defining Mentoring: Towards Mentoring Constellations

As scholarship on mentoring moved away from roles and actions towards processes and relationship development, definitions of mentoring have developed greater commonality not only around a shared focus on relationships, but also a shared focus on the general functions and…

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Student-Faculty Partnerships for Co-Constructing Learning

Making College “Worth It” – Season 1, Episode 12 In this episode of “Making College Worth It,” hosts Nolan Schultheis and Jessie Moore delve into student-faculty partnerships in higher education. They interview Olivia Choplin, an associate professor at Elon University,…

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AI, Higher Ed and the Hype Cycle

Is AI going to make our lives worse? An interesting study came out recently from Elon’s Imagining the Digital Future Center (Rainie and Husser 2024) that sort of asked that question, in relation to deep fakes (United States Government Accountability Office 2020) and politics…

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Defining Mentoring and/as Mentoring Relationships

If mentoring matters, what is meant by mentoring, and what does high-quality mentoring entail? Despite over four decades of research on mentoring, there is no universally accepted definition (Mullen and Klimaitis 2021). Ubiquitous use of the term has not only…

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Refresh: KAPOW! Comic Strip Conversations

Limed: Teaching with a TwistSeason 2, Episode 10 On this episode of Limed: Teaching with a Twist, host Matt Wittstein checks in with Lynette Carlson from Season 2, Episode 6 “KAPOW! Comic Strip Conversations” and her colleague, Carolyn Padalino, from…

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CELebrating Collaboration: Eyes of Innovation 

As undergraduate CEL Student Scholars working with the Center for Engaged Learning, we often are asked what our roles entail. Both in the context of the research itself, as well as in our partnerships, this collaborative leadership team was developed…