Jim asked Ashley Pira, a freshman behavioral neuroscience major at Northeastern who has managed to get into a laboratory, to write a piece on how students and professors connect and to do it from a student view. You will find that below and I (Jim) think it reveals an important element [...]
Last Thursday and Friday, one of us (Jim) attended a very interesting 2 day conference for 32 people at Clark University on the topic of Liberal Education and Effective Practice. We thought that this week we would make our post out of Jim’s experience at the conference. The conference got a [...]
This post is the third in a series co-authored by Jim and students. We wanted to give a flavor of what it is like to think with students as well as just have them take and give feedback on programs. Not only do we feel it is necessary in a Web 2.0 world of social [...]
We continue here, and for a while, to post pieces written by one of us and students at Northeastern University. This one deals with the moment when a student working outside the classroom (here in a biology lab) realizes that they are fufilling real responsibilities. Enjoy and tell us what you think.
- Jim and Shwen.
The Moment of Conversion:
Where Experiential Education Begins To Take [...]