Emotion and Partnerships


  • Peter Felten Elon University




partnership, emotion, students-as-partners


The scholarly literature on partnerships virtually ignores emotion. That is unfortunate because both the practices we use and the research we conduct could be deepened by directly addressing the ways emotions influence partnership processes and outcomes


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Author Biography

Peter Felten, Elon University

Assistant provost for teaching and learning, executive director of the Center for Engaged Learning, and professor of history


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How to Cite

Felten, P. (2017). Emotion and Partnerships. International Journal for Students As Partners, 1(2), 10–14. https://doi.org/10.15173/ijsap.v1i2.3070



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