Archive for April 2020

Incorporating Transformative Learning into a Spanish Course

Introduction I attended UCO’s Student Transformative Learning Record (STLR) training in the summer of 2019 and subsequently used information from that instruction to redesign one of my fall 2019 Elementary Spanish I culture activities. Motivating my effort was interest in refreshing course assignments, helping students meet course and UCO transformative learning objectives in new and […]

A Call for Higher Education to Critically Reflect on the Coronavirus Disorientation

Economist Milton Friedman’s statement in an introduction to a reprint of his book, Capitalism and Freedom (originally published in 1962), has been often quoted: “Only a crisis — actual or perceived — produces real change. When that crisis occurs, the actions that are taken depend on the ideas that are lying around.” The quote can […]

Three Techniques for Using Micro-Credentials to Engage Learners

Think of a time when you completed a college course, a webinar, or a workplace seminar… There were most likely records of your attendance and completion…but…how were you able to communicate the skills you gained with others? Did you receive a paper certificate? A standard transcript? Micro-credentials are gaining popularity in education and workplace settings […]

Where Do Graduates Live After Graduation?

From: Sentz, R., Metsker, M., Linares, P., & Clemans, J. (2018). How your school affects where you live: Where do graduates move after college? Ivy League grads move to the big cities. Community college grads stay close to home. But what about everyone else? Report from Emsi. Available at https://www.economicmodeling.com/how-your-school-affects-where-you-live