The theme of the conference was “Hindsight is 20/20: Using Reflection for Assessment, Program Excellence, and Student Success.”
The National Society for Experiential Education held its 49th annual conference on Sept. 21-23 highlighting the theme, “Hindsight is 20/20: Using Reflection for Assessment, Program Excellence, and Student Success.”
Deandra Little, director for the Center for the Advancement of Teaching and Learning, and CJ Fleming, assistant professor of psychology, presented a talk entitled, “Creating Evidence-Based Reflective Writing Assignments Across Experiential Learning Opportunities,” in which they shared models of reflection and strategies for using meaningful reflection assignments in experiences such as internship, service-learning, and study abroad.
Fleming and Laurie Judge, senior associate director of career services, hosted a roundtable focused on the collaboration between faculty and career services, entitled, “Better Together: Creating Effective Internship Partnerships Across the University.”
President Emeritus Leo Lambert and Peter Felten, executive director of the Center for Engaged Learning, presented a talk entitled, “Relationship-Rich Education: Centering Human Relationships in Undergraduate Education,” previewing their book that will be published in October by Johns Hopkins University Press. They were joined by students Amaya Gaines and Matt Seib.