The Clark/AAC&U Conference on Liberal Education and Effective Practice
By Richard M. Freeland
How well do the learning experiences we offer align with our professed goals of preparing engaged citizens, effective professionals, and, more broadly, adults equipped to make significant contributions to society?
Wisdom, Intelligence, and Creativity Synthesized: A New Model for Liberal Education
By Robert J. Sternberg
WICS is a framework that can help us get beyond self-fulfilling prophecies in admissions, instruction, and assessment.
Engaged Learning: Enabling Self-Authorship and Effective Practice
By David C. Hodge, Marcia B. Baxter Magolda, and Carolyn A. Haynes
A carefully sequenced and developmentally appropriate curriculum can help students develop self-authorship while in college.
The Power of Experiential Education
By Janet Eyler
Experiential education, which takes students into the community, helps students both to bridge classroom study and life in the world and to transform inert knowledge into knowledge-in-use.
Liberal Arts Education and the Capacity for Effective Practice: What’s Holding Us Back?
By Diana Chapman Walsh and Lee Cuba
We offer this brief case study to suggest the complexity of leading a faculty through a process of institutional change.
Race-Conscious Student Engagement Practices and the Equitable Distribution Of Enriching Educational Experiences
By Shaun R. Harper
What is possible when educators and administrators take seriously the responsibility to engage diverse student populations in educationally purposeful ways?