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Is there a place for lecture in engaged learning?

by Peter Felten A recent scholarly analysis comparing student outcomes in lecture and “active learning” courses has re-energized debates about whether lecture is an effective, or even an ethical, teaching method in higher education. In May 2014 Scott Freeman and …


Maureen Vandermaas-Peeler

High Quality Mentoring of Undergraduate Research

What defines high quality undergraduate research mentoring? We asked participants in the Center’s research seminar on Excellence in Mentoring Undergraduate Research and other scholars focused on undergraduate research to share key characteristics of high quality mentoring. As their responses highlight, high quality mentoring …