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Small Steps, Big Impact in Student Engagement

by Susannah McGowan Recently, I facilitated a workshop on student learning referencing the Freeman et. al. paper on Active Learning in Math, Science and Engineering. Briefly, the Freeman et. al. paper from the National Academy of Sciences embarked on a…

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High-Priority Questions about Global Learning

Hundreds of thousands of students study abroad and in off-campus domestic study for academic credit each year, and many universities identify these experiences as high-impact practices that augment on-campus global learning. Although a solid body of research has investigated the…

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Productive Disruptions: Building Partnerships

by Jessie L. Moore Last month I posited that four productive disruptions (scaling access, building partnerships, thinking globally locally, and closing the loop with the scholarship of teaching and learning) can foster creative problem-solving about learning initiatives on our campuses. In this post, I…

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What is Global Learning

When you research Integrating Global Learning with the University Experience, one of scholars‘ first challenges is understanding what we collectively mean by “global learning.” We asked participants in the Center’s Integrating Global Learning research seminar to share how the term is…

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Productive Disruptions: Scaling Access

by Jessie L. Moore Last week I posited that four productive disruptions (scaling access, building partnerships, thinking globally locally, and closing the loop with the scholarship of teaching and learning) can put pressure on our understanding of engaged learning and our…

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Productive Disruptions in Engaged Learning Practices

by Jessie L. Moore In his 2013 book, Engaged Learning in the Academy: Challenges and Possibilities, David Thornton Moore writes that effective engaged learning pedagogies “induce the learner to look carefully at her experience, to question her own assumptions, to…

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Privilege and Study Abroad

by Amanda Sturgill One of my most profound global learning moments came quite close to home. I was attending the WISE conference at Wake Forest. I was talking to a gentleman who provides international service-learning experiences in South America about…

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Global Learning and the University Experience

by Amanda Sturgill What does it mean to learn globally? The seminar had a presence at the AAC&U Conference on Global Learning in College: Defining, Developing and Assessing Institutional Roadmaps conference in October 2015. Co-leader Neal Sobania was part of a…