Access to Higher Education and Meaningful Student Involvement

The issue of access to higher education is both affected by and affects Meaningful Student Involvement in a variety of ways. What It Is When higher education was available only to the rich and powerful, all other learners were forced to find advanced studies in other places, if at all. Some people were lucky enough to […]

ESRC Network Project: Consulting Pupils about Teaching and Learning

The ESRC Network Project: Consulting Pupils about Teaching and Learning was based at Cambridge University. It had a variety of aims, among which was seeking to integrate a theory of teaching, learning and attainment with a theory of student voice and participation in school change. More Info More info about this organization is not available at this time. Please share info […]

Feature on Dana Mitra

Dana Mitra is a key light shining in the dark for SoundOut. Since the inception of our work in 2002, Dana has provided constant inspiration and guidance, gently pushing our thinking as we established the frameworks of Meaningful Student Involvement and making strident efforts to take student voice further across the United States. Dana began her […]

Feature on Alison Cook-Sather

Alison Cook-Sather is a long-time writer, researcher and educator whose focus includes student voice, student participation and student engagement. SoundOut has followed her work since 2002, when her groundbreaking notion of authorizing students helped Adam Fletcher conceive of the Cycle of Engagement. Today, Alison is the Mary Katharine Woodworth Professor of Education and Director of the Peace, […]