How We Describe Immersive Learning Experiences

Interviewing teaching faculty about the pedagogies they use in their courses has been one of my primary methods of collecting data for my exploration of immersive learning practices in higher education. With each interview, I learn more about the range…

Making College “Worth It”

Although day-to-day life for college students is far from normal, right now, faculty and staff can continue to help the class of 2024 pursue a journey of self-discovery. How can students make the most of their experience?  Educational scholars George…

Do Cohesive Groups Matter?

In previous posts (here and here), I’ve been writing about the different ways that groups can be created for class projects, and whether the method of group assignment has an impact on learning. In this post, I want to focus on one…

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What Makes Workplace Writing Meaningful?

What factors related to college writing make it meaningful to students? Are these the same factors that make workplace writing meaningful to alumni?  The meaningfulness of college writing is an important concept for educators and administrators. In their analysis of…