experimental, transformative, counter-institutional

Need for institutionalizing student-faculty partnership

by Ketevan Kupatadze Student-faculty partnership as an institutional practice is an integral part of (higher) education systems and, in my opinion, essential for student-faculty partnership success. It is very difficult to engage in student-faculty partnership in an environment in which it is…

Writing Beyond the University call for applications

Call for Applications: Writing Beyond the University

The Center for Engaged Learning at Elon University invites applications for the 2019-2021 research seminar on Writing Beyond the University: Fostering Writers’ Lifelong Learning and Agency. The deadline to apply is November 12, 2018. Led by Julia Bleakney, Jessie L. Moore, and Paula Rosinski,…

Elon Writing Center

The Writing Center as a Site of Transfer for Consultants

For researchers seeking to understand more about the transfer of learning about writing beyond the university, former writing center consultants are important alumni to study. In their work in the writing center, undergraduate peer consultants have opportunities not just to…

Diverse Learning Environments Model

The Package I am In

Years ago I was reading a book with my oldest son, who after looking at the various dyadic pairs of characters on a particular page began to observe out loud who “matched” and who didn’t. He then moved the conversation…

Kenn Gaither's COM232 class doing a creative and strategic thinking exercise. Working in groups and presenting to their classmates. (Photo by Kim Walker)

Partnership-based pedagogy and its discontents

In this blog I continue to reflect on my experience with student-faculty partnership during the spring of 2018 and the lessons learnt not only in regards to partnerships, but also teaching and learning in general. Here I focus specifically on…

fall reading groups list

Center Hosts Fall 2018 Reading Groups

The Center for Engaged Learning will host two reading groups this fall for Elon University faculty, staff, and graduate students. Students as Partners 2017-2019 CEL Scholar Ketevan Kupatadze and 2018-2020 CEL Graduate Apprentice Sophia Abbot will facilitate discussions about Engaging Students…

Quote: "Too often we give feedback that is either too warm and fuzzy or not understandable." Peter Felten on the Teaching in Higher Ed Podcast #216

Center Staff Featured on Podcasts

Executive Director, Peter Felten, and Director, Jessie L. Moore, both were featured on podcasts recently. Dr. Felten spoke with Teaching in Higher Ed about research on engaging learners (episode 216). Read more about this topic on the Center’s blog. Dr. Moore…