Faculty Presentation March 6 – Understanding Epistemic Beliefs and Motivational Orientations of Duke Undergraduates

Faculty speaking

Learning Innovation and BRITE Lab invite you to join us for BRITE Ideas, a monthly discussion group to share and develop research on teaching and learning. This month we welcome David Malone, PhD, Professor of the Practice of Education, and Faculty Director, Duke Service-Learning, who presents an overview of the research he and Professors Amy Anderson and Matt Serra have conducted on the epistemic beliefs of Duke undergraduates: “Understanding the Epistemic Beliefs and Motivational Orientations of Duke Undergraduates through Faculty Self-Reflection and High Impact Pedagogy.”

  • Date: Wednesday, March 6, 2019
  • Time: 12:00 – 1:00 pm
  • Location: Rubenstein Library 249 (Carpenter Conference Room)
  • RSVP: Register here

This engaging session will include an interactive component designed to explore faculty perspectives on student development, campus culture, and high impact pedagogical practices. Malone will also share student-centered approaches to teaching which have worked well in his classes over the years.

This presentation is part of the BRITE Ideas Teaching and Research Series, a monthly discussion group to share and develop research on teaching and learning. Invited guest speakers include those who have either completed or are currently engaged in research projects about teaching and learning. Please join our guest speakers and contribute to an engaged discussion to advance teaching excellence.

For more information contact Duke Learning Innovation.


Sophia Stone, Ed.D.

Author: Sophia Stone, Ed.D.

Sophia collaborates with faculty to provide pedagogical and academic technology consulting, training, and project management, for campus-based and online initiatives. She consults on innovative teaching practices across academic disciplines, and works with faculty on course planning, course design and development, and assessment strategies. Her research interests include global online education, instructional design, faculty development, distance education, and international learners.