June 10, 2012
Conference Looks at What Works in Student Learning, and What Gets in the Way
If students are not learning enough in college, participants at a conference said here last week, the culprit is as amorphous as it is pervasive: culture.
That culture is reflected in the choices of administrators, the priorities of faculty, and the habits of students, people attending the conference, "What Works and What Matters in Student Learning?," said during panel discussions and hallway conversations. The meeting, which also featured sessions on the fate of the humanities in