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Studying Alumni Writing

In this blog, one in a series on topics connected to the 2019-2021 research seminar on Writing Beyond the University: Fostering Writers’ Lifelong Learning and Agency, we review the motivations, questions, methods, and populations of four studies that examined alumni…

What are the future possibilities and directions for research methods to study writing beyond the university?

New Research Methods to Study Writing Beyond the University

In this blog, one in a series on topics connected to the 2019-2021 research seminar on Writing Beyond the University: Fostering Writers’ Lifelong Learning and Agency, we explore new possibilities for research methods that can be used to study writing…

“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…

quote: "researchers interested in the study of lifespan writing may find it useful to pursue projects with cross-disciplinary and multi-institutional longitudinal approaches."

Lifespan Writing and Writing Beyond the University

by Julia Bleakney In this blog, one in a series of blogs on topics connected to the 2019-2021 research seminar on Writing Beyond the University: Fostering Writers’ Lifelong Learning and Agency, I explore the recently-developed research collaboration on “lifespan writing,”…

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,…