CCC Faculty Present at International Conference
The 2014 Jubilee Centre for Character & Values Conference in Oxford, England explored the question “Can virtue be measured?” As an institutional affiliate of the Jubilee Center, the COE’s Center for Character and Citizenship (CCC) was well represented at the international conference. Marvin Berkowitz, CCC co-director, presented a paper on Aligning Assessments in Character Education, which examined approaches for schools to align implementation strategies with outcome goals and directly measure those outcomes. The center’s Melinda (Mindy) Bier joined Bob Coulter, director of the Litzsinger Road Ecology Center, to present Gamification of Virtue Development: The Promise and Potential Pitfalls of Video Games to Teach and Assess. They discussed ways that digital and game-based learning environments claim a unique ability to simultaneously build and assess students’ character strengths as well as their academic knowledge acquisition. The Center for Character and Citizenship in the College of Education is an institutional affiliate of the Jubilee Centre .
While in England, Berkowitz also guest lectured with James Arthur and Tom Harrison of the Jubilee Centre for Character & Values to 250 postgraduate education students at the University of Birmingham (England).
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