February 22, 2013



Collaboration in the Scholar Learning Environment

Applied Technologies for Learning in the Arts and Sciences
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Scholar is a web-based writing and learning environment which brings together formative assessment (diagnosis and feedback) and summative assessment (measuring student progress over time and in comparison with other learners). The Scholar team has been working with instructors in a variety of settings to field-test the product, build new features, and develop a greater understanding of social media and computer-supported learning environments. Bring your laptop and join Bill Cope for a detailed tour of the Scholar learning environment.

To view the online demonstration, click here.

April 26, 2012



Scholar Learning Environment Beta Release

Common Ground Publishing

In mid-June, the Scholar learning environment’s beta was released. Grounded in the research of internationally renowned education experts Bill Cope and Mary Kalantzis, Scholar is the student work space of the future: web-based, social, and offering rich formative assessment to support learners.

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March 27, 2012



Bill Cope, Founder and President, Publishes New Book on Literacy Learning and Teaching

Common Ground Publishing

CGP Founder and President Bill Cope has published a new book on contemporary literacy learning and teaching with his longtime research partner, Mary Kalantzis, who serves as Dean of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign College of Education.

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February 1, 2012



Emergent Scholarship in Spanish and Portuguese: Common Ground Publishing Spain

Common Ground Publishing

In the first six months of 2012, Common Ground Publishing Spain (CGES) published the first issues of the Revista Internacional de Tecnología, Conocimiento y Sociedad, the Revista Internacional de Humanidades, and the Revista Internacional de Economía y Gestión de las Organizaciones. CGES also published two book collections, one in in Science and Society: A contracorriente. Un análisis crítico por científicos sobre cómo se hacen la física y la astronomía and the other in Technology, Knowledge and Society: Techné: la filosofía y el sentido de la técnica.

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