This semester many of us are engaged with a national initiative entitled Connected Courses. At Virginia Tech, we developed our own active co-learning group of faculty and graduate students to interface with each other and ConnectedCourses. And the dialogue ensued. … Continue reading →
Transformative graduate education
Community, Connections and Networks
Building academic community for graduate students has been a goal of the Virginia Tech Graduate School since at least 2002. Universities traditionally have fostered a sense of community for the undergraduate experience but often left the graduate student experience in … Continue reading →
Active co-learning at VT
The Virginia Tech Graduate School is leading an initiative to join the conversation with Connected Courses this semester. Our efforts will include graduate students and faculty in the conversation. Pleased to participate.
Many words are used to describe the changing context for higher education in the 21st century – ‘change’ being one but more recently ‘disruption’, ‘innovation’, ‘global’ and ‘learning revolution’ are code for what is or should be happening in higher … Continue reading →