BRITE Ideas is a monthly discussion group to share and develop research on teaching and learning. Invited guest speakers will include those who have either completed or are currently engaged in research projects about teaching and learning. This series is a collaborative partnership with BRITE Lab and Learning Innovation and meets year-round.

Wednesday, Feb 3 at 10am (note time change)

Click here to view the recording from February 3rd!

The February session featured two research projects led by Duke faculty members. Jingxuan Liu presented research on the impacts of norm-based and criteria-based grading systems on student beliefs and behaviors. Michelle Wong discussed how the use of different metaphors for the student-instructor relationship can impact student course expectations.


Wednesday, March 3 at Noon

In March, join Eric Smith from Stanford to learn about research linking instructor expressions of care with student outcomes ranging from academic achievement to well-being. Register at:

Wednesday, April 7 at Noon

The final BRITE Ideas event of the spring semester will highlight research conducted by BRITE Lab students. Two students graduating with distinction will present their theses and discuss their work. Register at: