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An example of student-faculty partnership

Dr. Tine Wirenfeldt Jensen, a colleague of mine from Denmark, is an educational consultant and has a long-standing experience with partnering with students to design pedagogical tools that are simultaneously educational, intellectually engaging, and fun. Tine designed an educational board…

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‘Capstone’ Experience in Higher Education

defining, characterizing, and assessing as a high impact practice in a multi-institutional research context Capstone experiences are used by institutions and departments across higher education. They are often identified as a high impact culminating experience for student outcomes. But what…

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Reflections on Higher Impact Study Away

Dawn Whitehead (AAC&U) presented the closing keynote at the Center for Engaged Learning Symposium on Integrating Global Learning with the University Experience: Higher Impact Study Abroad and Off-Campus Domestic Study on June 12, 2017. Watch her talk here: How to…

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“And the work continues…”: Studying Study Away

by Nina Namaste Summer Two of the Center’s 2015-2017 research seminar on Integrating Global Learning with the University Experience: Higher-Impact Study Abroad and Off-Campus Domestic Study  offered participants the time, place, and space to reconvene after a year of data collection….

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Undergraduate Research in SoTL as a High-Impact Practice

by Jessie L. Moore The 2016 Pre-ISSOTL Council of Undergraduate Research Symposium challenged participants to consider the intersections between Undergraduate Research (UR) and Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL). Although some might suggest that work at this intersection is underdeveloped and…

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2017-2019 Research Seminar on Residential Learning Communities

The Center is pleased to announce the 2017-2019 Research Seminar on Residential Learning Communities as a High-Impact Practice, led by Mimi Benjamin (Indiana University of Pennsylvania), Jody Jessup-Anger (Marquette University), Shannon Lundeen (Elon University), and Cara McFadden (Elon University). This three-summer…

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Researching residential learning communities

by Shannon Lundeen and Cara McFadden Residential learning communities (RLCs) vary widely in objectives, structure, resources, selection criteria, accessibility, curricular content, and co-curricular programs, not only from one institution to the next, but even among RLCs in the same institution….