Effective Active Learning

What makes for effective active learning? It's not an overstatement to say this is what I spent all of undergrad and my first job thinking about. So what happens when I'm given five minutes to free-write on it? This: Effective active learning is characterized by intentional group discussion, planning, shared goal development, and collective working …

What does SoTL have to do with students?

[This post was originally published by the Center for Engaged Learning on January 10th, 2019 and is re-posted with permission] 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 SoTL as “faculty …