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New course offered in Fall 2019-2020: GEN ED 1039 Higher Education: Students, Institutions, and Controversies

August 30, 2019

GEN ED 1039 Course trailer

GENED1039 Fall 2019 learning objectives.pngGENED1039 MEETS FOLLOWING ACADEMIC REQUIREMENTS :

- General  Education category “Histories, Societies, Individuals”

- Foundational course in the Secondary Field in Education Studies

-  Sociology concentration elective

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New chapter on student agency and actorshood in student-centred higher education forthcoming

August 30, 2019
This is what I have worked on this Summer of 2019: Student agency and actorshood in student-centred learning higher education. This chapter is part of the forthcoming Routledge Handbook on Student Centred Learning and Instruction in Higher Education, in which I have also co-authored the introduction and as first author, co-authored the epilogue. This chapter is a shorter version of the Part III of my monograph on Student power in higher education. It is also linked to the keynote on Designing successful student-centred ecosystems in higher education that I delivered in June in Bologna at the... Read more about New chapter on student agency and actorshood in student-centred higher education forthcoming
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Opening ceremony guest speaker at inaugural SPLASH! @ Harvard College

May 13, 2019

In SOCIOL1130 in Spring 2018, Amy Tan chose her service role in the Harvard admissions office as focus for her action research course project. She designed a bluprint for action that would bring high school students to visiti Harvard’s campus and take classes taught by Harvard students on a variety of topics not traditionally taught in a high school curriculum. Splash! already existed at other schools, but not at Harvard. Several other students become interested in the initiative and together they formed and registered Harvard Undergraduate Studies in...

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Voted one of the favorite professors of the Class of 2019 featured in Class of 2019 Harvard Yearbook

December 22, 2018

In recognition of impact on the senior class's Harvard experience, Harvard Yearbook Publications recognizes the favorite professors  in the Class of 2019's Harvard Yearbook.

This is my letter to Class 2019 to be featured in the Harvard Yearbook:

Dear Class of 2019,

In this yearbook, there are many familiar faces graduating who have taken courses on higher education with me. Thank you for putting my name forward to the Harvard Yearbook. It means a lot! My courses are small enough that I get to know each of you and your life beyond the...

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Fresh from the press: The student voice in quality assessment and improvement in Handbook on quality, performance and accountability in higher education

August 19, 2018

 

Abstract: The trend in liberal higher education is to afford students enhanced capabilities to intervene in their higher education environments, especially in quality assessment, accountability and performance. This development is premised on the acknowledgement that students have valuable insights on educational processes. Scholarship based on stakeholder theories explains student involvement in promoting quality through their contribution to the efficiency of decisions regarding quality. Scholarship based on student engagement...

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