Deborah Clark, director of the Collaborative for Excellence in Learning and Teaching
Jan. 17, 2012
Mark Thompson, senior vice president for academic and student affairs
Faculty and staff gathered for an inspirational message and updates from Mark Thompson, senior vice president for academic and student affairs, followed by workshops based on the Learning Paradigm in Action. Workshops explored the use of reflection in student advising, selection and training of Resident Assistants, the use of personal success plans in the freshman seminar, and How Learning Works.
View the program (Adobe PDF)
Aug. 22, 2011
John Tagg, author of "The Learning Paradigm College" (2003).
John Tagg is a writer and researcher and a consultant to higher education institutions and organizations. He is co-author, with Robert Barr, of "From Teaching to Learning: A New Paradigm for Higher Education," which appeared in the November-December 1995 issue of Change magazine. In The Learning Paradigm College (Jossey-Bass, 2003), he describes a research-based approach to redesigning higher education. Professor emeritus of English at Palomar College, Tagg has made presentations and conducted workshops for over one hundred campuses and professional organizations over the past decade. He has recently published work on higher education reform in The International Journal for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, About Campus, Change, and Planning for Higher Education. He serves on the Editorial Review Boards of The International Journal for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning and The Journal on Centers for Teaching and Learning.
Watch a video of his presentation (QU login and password required)
Aug. 23, 2010
Darren Cambridge: "E-Portfolios: The Joys of Disruption" and "Exploring Disciplinary Styles of Reflective Practice and Practical Reasoning"
Assistant professor of Internet Studies and Information Literacy and affiliated faculty in the Higher Education Program at George Mason University. He co-leads the Inter/National Coalition for Electronic Portfolio Research.
- Clark, J. E. & Eynon, B. (2009). E-portfolios at 2.0--Surveying the Field. peerReview 11(1): 18-23.
- Slides, video, and reflections
Carol Geary Schneider: "Educating Intentional Learners: the Challenge of Connecting Learning" and "Helping Students Achieve Essential Learning Outcomes: the Role of High Impact Practices"
Schneider has been president of the Association of American Colleges and Universities, the leading national organization devoted to advancing and strengthening undergraduate liberal education, since 1998. She was instrumental in launching Liberal Education and America's Promise (LEAP), a 10-year public advocacy and campus action initiative designed to engage students and the public with what really matters in a college education for the 21st century.