Research Now

These bi-weekly 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
How Can ePortfolios Inform Curriculum Redesign? 11/14/2014 All-Campus

Join us for our bi-weekly lunchtime reading group discussing current research in the area of teaching and learning.  At this session, we will be discussing an article by Northeastern faculty member Dr. Gail Matthews-DeNatale (2013), regarding how the implementation and analysis of ePortfolios in Northeastern’s Master of Education program significantly informed the department’s redesign of its mission… Read more »

How Do We Move From the Illusion of Understanding to More Authentic Learning Environments? 12/5/2014 All-Campus

Join us for our bi-weekly lunchtime reading group discussing current research in the area of teaching and learning.  At this session, we will be discussing an article that analyzes the popular Khan academy learning videos using principles from learning science (Schwartz, 2013).  The author identifies common pitfalls that lead to an “illusion of understanding,” and presents a… Read more »