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SoTL Canada’s 2015 Activities

On behalf of the SoTL Canada Special Interest Group, I am pleased to share with you our 2015 Activity Report. We increased our SIG membership to over 300 STLHE members this year, elected a new Vice-Chair and Secretary for two-year terms, … Continue reading

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SoTL survey on influence of graduate pedagogy courses

—apologies for cross-posting, this went out through the  STLHE email list a few days ago— Dear SOTL Colleagues: We are writing to invite you to participate in a multi‐disciplinary Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SOTL) project investigating how graduate students’ … Continue reading

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ISSOTL 2015 take-aways

We had a pretty great turnout of Canadians at ISSOTL 2015 in Melbourne this year!  We asked our STLHE prez, Robert Lapp, and STLHE/SoTL Canada/EDC member Natasha Kenny, to summarize for us their takeaways – thanks, you two! Blog readers, … Continue reading

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invitation: Canadian lunch at ISSoTL on Wed Oct 28 – updated

Good morning SoTL Canada colleagues, Any of you attending ISSoTL in Melbourne next month?As we have at previous ISSOTL conferences in past years, we are going to convene a gathering of Canadians attending ISSOTL when we meet at the ISSOTL … Continue reading

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Call for Proposals: Association for Canadian College and University Teachers of English Conference

Dear SoTL Canada members with an interest in English: Please consider submitting a proposal to the Association for Canadian College and University Teachers of English conference, May 28-31, at Congress 2016, in Calgary, Alberta. There are several panels that might … Continue reading

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National SoTL Advocacy – your thoughts?

Thanks to Nicola Simmons for putting together this summary of our discussion about National SoTL Advocacy from our AGM in June!  It will give our members and our new executive some good ideas to discuss and move forward on in the … Continue reading

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SoTL Canada Call for Nominations: Vice-Chair and Secretary

Dear SoTL Canada Colleagues, (apologies for cross-posting; this went out to the STLHE listserv last week) It is election time for the SoTL Canada Executive and two positions are open: Vice-Chair Secretary For each, the term of office is two … Continue reading

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notes from the SoTL Canada AGM

Many of us are just returning from a fantastic #STLHE2015 conference in beautiful Vancouver last week!!  Despite our SoTL Canada AGM being scheduled for 7:30 am on Thursday morning, we had a great turnout and enthusiastic discussion.  Here is a … Continue reading

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For your summer reading list: latest issues of CJSoTL and Celt are available online:

A  special issue of the Canadian Journal of the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning: SoTL Through the Lenses of the Arts and Humanities has just come out: http://ir.lib.uwo.ca/cjsotl_rcacea/vol6/iss2/ and the 2015 edition of Collected Essay on Learning and Teaching (CELT), vol … Continue reading

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Mark your calendars! SoTL presentations at the STLHE conference, June 16-19 in Vancouver

The STLHE program is now confirmed and there are lots of interesting SoTL presentations we’d like to bring to your attention! Topics range from incorporating mobile devices to bringing indigenous pedagogies into academic practice and everything in between. Now one might … Continue reading

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