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Archive for the ‘Pedagogy’ Category

Survey of Administrators on Learning Outcomes Assessment

A little over a year ago, the Association of American Colleges and Universities (AAC&U) came out with the results of a survey of college and university administrators on the subject of learning outcomes assessment.  This was a follow-up to the AAC&U’s 2009 survey on the same topic.  Among the more important findings of the most […]

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New Conceptions of Scholarship for a New Generation of Faculty Members

In her article, New Conceptions of Scholarship for a New Generation of Faculty Members, Mary Deane Sorcinelli discusses the impact of the work of Ernest Boyer, Scholarship Reconsidered, and many of its implications around the issue of tenure. It is suggested that there should be more flexibility around the process and timeline, and more efforts […]

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Catholic identity and the university

What is the intent of the core curriculum and mission? Are we as an institution trying to create community, retain current Catholics, evangelize, or inform the pedagogy of our instruction? Scholars and other Catholic institutions have written and spoken about the different choices for religious institutions in the face of a changing attitude towards religion […]

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College Ready or Student Ready?

There is a body of research that shows many students come out of high school not college ready to succeed or complete a college degree. Most of the research speaks to what high schools can do to prepare and there is little about what services higher education can provide such as pre-college counseling in high […]

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Educational Technology: NMC Horizon Report 2017 Higher Ed Edition

Released annually, the Horizon Report aims to identify and describe emerging technologies likely to have an impact on learning, teaching, and creative inquiry in education. The Horizon Report > Higher Education Edition is a collaborative effort between the NMC and the EDUCAUSE Learning Initiative (ELI). The report identifies key trends, challenges, and important developments in educational […]

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