Author Archives: Newton, Genevieve

Inquire: A certificate program in the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL) – a student’s perspective

By Jeni Spencer The Inquire certificate program at the University of Guelph was launched in the spring of 2015 and offers students, faculty, staff, and those simply interested in gaining experience as a SoTL researcher, the chance to explore and … Continue reading

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Fostering SoTL starts with a cup of coffee a day…

Kris Knorr, McMaster University “Fika”: the Swedish custom of meeting ones colleagues on a daily basis (sometimes twice!) for coffee and snacks to engage in both personal and professional conversations. This tradition, practiced for several centuries in Sweden, formed the … Continue reading

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The Development of an Office of Educational Scholarship and Practice to Support the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning at the University of Guelph

Dr. Brian Husband, Associate Dean Academic, College of Biological Sciences, University of Guelph The College of Biological Sciences (CBS) at the University of Guelph is poised to launch a new Office of Educational Scholarship and Practice (OESP) in Winter 2016. The … Continue reading

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The Role of Critical Reflection on Teaching in the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning: A Personal Reflection

Genevieve Newton, Assistant Professor, Department of Human Health & Nutritional Sciences, University of Guelph As the new secretary of SoTL Canada, one of my responsibilities is organizing monthly blog entries. Through this, I will have the opportunity to interact with … Continue reading

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