Assessment Workshop at the Birthplace of Basketball

At the completion of a three-year, college-wide effort to assess student progress in critical thinking and oral communication, Springfield College held a day-long workshop and celebration. Invited to conduct a workshop, along with presenters from Franklin Pierce University (Rindge, NH) and the Center of Inquiry (Crawford, IN), were Champlain’s Assistant Dean for Assessment, Craig Pepin, and […]

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Mediation Summer 2015 Graduate Residency a Success

The MS in Mediation and Applied Conflict Studies recently concluded its summer residency.  Students from as far as Los Angeles and as near as South Burlington came to campus for a week and a half of on-campus learning. In addition to class from 9-6 every day, students gathered for a program-wide party on Saturday, June […]

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Champlain Teaching Librarians Publish in this Month’s Journal of Information Literacy

Sean Leahy and Alan Carbery have just had their paper on evidence-based instruction published in the latest issue of Journal of Information Literacy. This peer-reviewed article outlines Champlain’s first foray into librarian-led, rubric-based assessment using first-year Core common assignments. This has led to our Teaching Librarians’ most recent work with this year’s artifact assessment developmental rubric for the […]

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Nancy Nahra SELECTED TO PARTICIPATE IN ADVANCED PLACEMENT PROGRAM READING

Congratulations to Professor Nancy Nahra, who was selected to participate in the College Board’s Annual AP Reading in English. Each June, AP teachers and college faculty members from around the world gather in the United States to evaluate and score the free-response sections of the AP Exams. During the 2015 scoring sessions, more than 13,500 AP […]

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