Doing Engaged Learning

The Center for Engaged Learning is excited to share current thinking about specific “high-impact” educational practices. This section of the Center’s website features annotated resources about study abroad, undergraduate research, internships, service-learning, writing-intensive courses, living-learning communities, and so on, as well as frequent blog posts by experts on these high-impact practices. 

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Students as Partners at ISSOTL 2018

by Sophia Abbot and Ketevan Kupatadze Students as Partners (SaP) had a major presence at the 2018 International Society for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (ISSOTL) conference in Bergen, Norway, this past October. Twenty of the 247 conference sessions, …


Quote: The success of a course (of a teacher) is not independent of the amount of effort and engagement that students contribute to the process but rather depends on it.

Diverse and Alternative Ways of Partnering in SoTL

by Ketevan Kupatadze As I continue talking with my colleagues about student-faculty partnerships, whether in formal or more informal conversations, one recurring theme emerges: what does partnership look like in practice? My observations have taught me that a) most faculty immediately …


Freshman Mory Diakite engages in a thoughtful conversation with Damion Blake, assistant professor of political science and policy studies, during "The Black Man in America" class.

The Art of Crafting a Mentored CURE

by Buffie Longmire-Avital In my last post, I argued that course-based undergraduate research experiences (CUREs) can be a stepping stone for a student’s path toward mentored undergraduate research, but to yield equitable impact for historically underrepresented minority students (HURMS), CUREs must …


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