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JPME Forum on Scholarship of Teaching and Learning

October 13, 2020


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Forum participants represent more than 45 institutions and government agencies. Collaborate with joint educators and fellow scholar-practitioners across professional military education, the joint force and civilian higher education to discuss current teaching and learning challenges and actionable recommendations.

Consider cutting-edge research, best practices, and innovative initiatives, to be discussed in more than 40 breakout presentations. Topics explore these themes: Assessment, Distributed learning, Educational technology, Evidence-based instructional strategies, Faculty development, Learning theories and andragogy, Research methods in the scholarship of teaching and learning.

Among the sessions:

  • Mind-mapping tools in the classroom
  • Designing & validating a military graduate student reading assessment
  • Vertical development in graduate PME: Immersive leader development to enhance cognitive capacity
  • Five myths of game-based learning
  • Quantitative study of the US CGSC Course attendance & student resilience
  • Educational technology & assessment of student learning under OPMEP-F: Cognitive and affective learning outcomes

Dr. Olenda Johnson is the featured forum speaker, drawing on her current scholarship about furthering the cognitive readiness and mental agility of military leaders. Johnson is the Professor of Strategic Leadership and Leader Development at the U.S. Naval War College, where she develops and facilitates leader development for flag/general officers and senior executive service (SES) civilians.

Organizer: The U.S. Army War College