Archive for December 2019

Creating Compelling Learning Value Propositions

The Quest for Learner “Engagement” When educators think about their aspirations for the students who enroll in their classes, a common desire is for students to be “engaged.” The goal of creating engagement is widely discussed in transformative teaching and learning literature, conferences, and publications; however, for many educators this can remain a more theoretical […]

How exactly is your education connected to your role in the labor market?

Coffey, C., Sentz, R., & Saleh, Y. (2019, August). Degrees at Work: Examining the serendipitous outcomes of diverse degrees. Report from Emsi. Available: https://www.economicmodeling.com/degrees-at-work/  

Becoming a Critically Reflective Teacher

Written by Trevor Cox, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Adult Education and Safety Sciences –    Last year at the UCO Transformative Learning Conference, the keynote speaker, Bryan Dewsbury, mentioned multiple times that Stephen Brookfield’s book: Becoming a Critically Reflective Teacher was a foundational text for the kinds of teaching and learning that engaged things like marginalization […]