Category: COVA


More than a Business Class – an Actual Business

As I continue to reflect on the last 18 months, a lot has centered around my innovation project of creating a method of entrepreneurial education. While it is certainly not like my initial innovation plan this semester has been one of the most rewarding in my 21 years as...


My COVA Journey as a Learner

I’m going to spend the next few weeks reflecting upon my learning journey over the last 18 months in several posts here on the blog. This first post really surrounds what I have come to embrace as Choice, Ownership, Voice through Authentic assessments (I prefer learning to assessments) or COVA....


What Does True “Ownership” Reflect

I found it fascinating reading about The Domain of One’s Own initiative at University of Mary Washington (UMW). I love the concept of the students’ work existing outside the walled garden of a learning management system. It gives students’ an authentic audience for their work and a place to build...