"Reading this article made me reconsider my previously held skeptical attitude towards the student consultants program..."

Positive Psychology and Partnerships

by Ketevan Kupatadze I want to start this blog post with a confession. Before reading the article I discuss in this post, I was quite skeptical of one particular partnership model championed by Bryn Mawr and Haverford Colleges — one that…

“good practice requires engaging students in the inquiry process.” (Felten, 2013 p.123)

What Does SoTL Have to do with Students?

by Sophia Abbot This past October, the International Society of the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (ISSOTL) met in Bergen, Norway, to share SoTL projects, practices, and findings. On the Center for Engaged Learning’s “What is SoTL?” page, we define…

Ketevan Kupatadze

Reflections on the benefits of student-faculty partnerships

In this blog post we continue reflecting on our experience with student-faculty partnership on course (re)design. Here we will be responding to two reflective questions: Student-faculty partnership is a relatively new concept for faculty and for students. Those of us…

Ketevan Kupatadze

Reflections on our experiences with partnership on course (re)design

Following our recent experience with student-faculty partnership on course (re)design, we offer some thoughts on the process, its purpose, its benefits, and some of the risks involved. Throughout several future blog posts, we – Lucia, Erin, and Ketevan – reflect…