The Manhattanville Portfolio System: Using Inquiry and Reflection to Support Integration across a Student’s College Career

The Connecting to the Liberal Arts essay primarily asks students to reflect on their academic choices up to their Sophomore years. The hope is that students are able to think about their academic choices and reflect upon and make connections across their experiences. The Examining the Mission essay asks them to consider themselves and their activities as they relate to the institutional mission. Read more [...]

Reflective Pedagogy Practice – Weekly Reflective Journal and Comments

Expanding the Classroom in First-Year Seminar - Having students posting weekly reflections and reading and commenting each other’s postings built a community spirit within the class and extended the conversation beyond class time. In a first-year seminar, students were asked to post weekly reflections on the reading and class discussions. They were then required to read and comment on at least one of their classmates’ posts each week. Author: Gillian Greenhill Hannum, Professor of Art Read more [...]
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