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How learning outcomes harm student imagination

Lecturers who do as they’re told - dutifully aligning their delivery, learning activities and assessment with stated learning outcomes - unwittingly stifle student imagination. The intention is good. Learning outcomes are the capabilities or skills that a student is expected ...

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The uneconomic case for fine arts departments

Think of a famous sculpture. Are you picturing Michelangelo’s David or Rodin's The Thinker? Or perhaps you’re more of a modernist, and you’re imagining Jeff Koons’ Balloon Dog or Maman by Louise Bourgeois. For art students, however, Alex Martinis Roe’s To Become ...

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