Tuesday, November 8, 2016

3 Easy Ways to Embrace High-Impact Learning - Rebecca Pope-Ruark, Chronicle of Higher Ed

According to Randy Bass, who leads innovative learning initiatives at Georgetown University, we have moved into the "post-course era" at a time when the traditional credit-hour model has been called "inadequate" and even "irrational." We know from high-impact-learning experiences such as internships, study abroad, and undergraduate research that students learn when they are challenged to live with, and make sense of, complexity. If focused, immersive engagement, rather than seat time, is important for learning how can we introduce high-impact experiences into our traditional course settings, working within or around the traditional credit hour? http://www.chronicle.com/article/3-Easy-Ways-to-Embrace/238111

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