Heidi Elmendorf

February 24, 2009

Heidi Elmendorf, Georgetown University The Importance of Conversation in Learning and the Value of Web-based Discussion Tools In this essay Heidi Elemendorf and John Ottenhoff discuss the central role that intellectual communities should play in a liberal education and the value of conversation for our students, and we explore the ways in which web-based conversational […]

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Coding Data

January 16, 2009

This kit teaches you a basic method for making sense of and organizing your research data in a clear and systematic way. Coding is a systematic way of understanding and keeping track of research data. It allows the researcher to focus and to track certain kinds of information, leaving what is not relevant to the […]

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Qualitative Research: Anita Salem’s Experience

January 16, 2009

Many VKP participants are at the stage of their work where they have gathered examples of student learning and are wondering what the best methods are for organizing and understanding that data. One of the ways faculty in the project are doing this is to adapt and borrow techniques from others fields—especially the qualitative methods […]

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