Research Now

These meetings bring together faculty members interested in discussing current research in the area of teaching and learning in higher education. Each meeting will feature a new research article that addresses a current topic or issue in this area. All faculty are welcome to attend and propose articles for discussion. Discussions can be led by faculty or your colleagues at CATLR. Should you have a specific article that you would like to discuss, please email Director Dr. Cigdem Talgar at c.talgar@neu.edu.

Upcoming Research Now Schedule

Registration is preferred. Click an event title to read more and to register for that session.

Title Date Audience Description
Emerging Technologies in Education: What Are the Ethical Implications of Web 2.0 Teaching and Learning Research? 5/21/2015 All-Campus

At this session, we’ll discuss an article that describes the multitude of ethical issues factored into human subjects research within the context of the scholarship of teaching and learning.

What Factors Influence the Motivations to Teach and How Do They Affect Learning? 6/25/2015 All-Campus

At this session, we’ll discuss a study that investigated different categories of motivation for teachers in higher education using a mixed-methods approach.

How Can Contemplative Pedagogy Improve STEM and Medicine Disciplines? 7/16/2015 All-Campus

At this session, we’ll discuss an article that describes the growing prominence of contemplative practices in education and the evidence of their effectiveness.

Why Can Perceptions and Implementations of Peer Assessment Dramatically Differ? 8/6/2015 All-Campus

At this session, we’ll discuss a study of teachers’ and students’ perceptions of peer assessment compared to actual practice.