On Monday 10th October, Professor Alison Cook-Sather will be visiting the University. She will be giving a workshop on working in partnership with students to enhance higher education. The workshop will be an interactive experience that combines sharing of principles and examples of partnership, with participants reflecting on their own ideas and contexts and discussing how they might put partnership into practice. Please register your interest here.
Alison Cook-Sather is the Mary Katharine Woodworth Professor of Education at Bryn Mawr College and Director of the Teaching and Learning Institute at Bryn Mawr and Haverford Colleges. Supported by grants from the Ford Foundation, The Arthur Vining Davis Foundations, and The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, Dr. Cook-Sather has developed internationally recognized programs that position students as pedagogical consultants to prospective secondary teachers and to practicing college faculty members. She has published over 70 articles and chapters, and her books include Engaging Students as Partners in Learning & Teaching: A Guide for Faculty (co-authored with Catherine Bovill and Peter Felten, Jossey-Bass, 2014) and Education Is Translation: A Metaphor for Change in Learning and Teaching (Penn Press, 2006).
Alison’s visit is funded by the Widening Participation Network, a joint initiative of the Social Inclusion Unit and the Education Portfolio.