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Partnering With Students in Teaching and Learning

Author(s): Gutierrez, P., Abbot, S., & Felten, P.

Citation: Gutierrez, P., Abbot, S., & Felten, P.Partnering With Students in Teaching and Learning. (2018). 17(1)



Research has demonstrated the benefits of a partnership approach to teaching and learning. Along with boosting students’ learning, these collaborations can increase engagement, motivation, and sense of belonging for instructors and students alike. While such partnerships can feel daunting, they need not be overwhelming. In this issue of The Toolbox, a trio of authors discuss strategies for creating student–faculty partnerships.


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