EHS Division Associate Professor Barbara Colombo has published in the latest volume of Frontiers in Human Neuroscience. Her article, The Combined Effects of Neurostimulation and Priming on Creative Thinking. A Preliminary tDCS Study on Dorsolateral Prefrontal Cortex, explores the role of the prefrontal cortex in creative thinking through transcranial direct-current stimulation and measurments of psychological activation using biofeedback. […]Continue reading
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 […]Continue reading
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 […]Continue reading
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 […]Continue reading
Congratulations to Will Randall. This week, the e-book version of his treatise, A Little Revenge, Benjamin Franklin and His Son, became the number one bestselling biography and history at both Amazon.com and Barnes and Noble.com.