Discovering the power of good questions
From an institutional perspective, we aim at alignment focused on outcomes. In terms of the student’s learning experience, perhaps we should reframe that as resonance, defined as “the quality of a sound that stays loud, clear, and deep for a long time,” or “a quality that makes something personally meaningful or important to someone” (http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/resonance).
We can create the “loud, clear and deep for a long time” experience for students through close alignment across:
For the “quality that makes something personally meaningful or important to someone” aspect of resonance, we can embed reflection into the design of assignments, courses and program (through folio thinking and portfolios).