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Lafayette College

March 31, 2010

An Invitation to contribute

posted in News and Announcements, The Center

Please use this page to post comments, questions, or suggestions to the CITLS community.  Those who have participated in one of the learning communities have automatically been added to the site as contributors, however anyone can post a comment to an existing Blog.  If you would like to be added to this site, please let […]

Lafayette College

March 3, 2010

Study Abroad

posted in Learning Communities, News and Announcements, Study Abroad

There are many ways to provide a study abroad experience for our students, but the goals are often similar despite the variety of course models.  Our courses can be as short as two or three weeks, or as long as a semester.  The issue for this learning community is to consider the pedagogical challenges and […]

Lafayette College

March 3, 2010

Portfolios

posted in e-Portfolios, Learning Communities, News and Announcements

A portfolio is an organized and systematic assemblage of a student’s work over an extended period of time.  Among other things, it can represent the intellectual growth and understanding as the students develop in a particular field.  An e-portfolio is the electronically stored and managed version of a portfolio and allows for the documentation of […]

Lafayette College

February 17, 2010

Problem-based Learning (PBL)

posted in Learning Communities, News and Announcements, Problem-based learning

Problem-based learning (PBL) is an instructional method that has students working  in groups to seek solutions to real world problems. These problems are used to engage students’ curiosity and initiate individual and group learning of the subject matter. The goal of PBL is to prepare students to think critically and analytically, and to find and […]